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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Cosumnes River Preserve
Biological Inventory Programs

Affiliation, if you are part of a national, statewide, or regional network (e.g., Izaak Walton League, Texas Watch):
The Nature Conservancy


Contact Information
Name:Saraha Blanchette Rich Reiner Street:13501 Franklin Blvd.
City: GaltState: California
Zip Code:95632-Phone: 916 684-2816
Email:info@cosumnes.orgWeb site1:http://www.cosumnes.org/contact_info.html
Fax: 916 684-2816Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? No

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):50
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1988

Sources of funding or in-kind support
X Federal GovernmentX State GovernmentX Local Government
X FoundationsX BusinessesX Memberships
X DonationsX Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?No Is it state-approved?No
EPA-approved? No

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
The Cosumnes River Preserve's volunteers monitor and keep species lists for birds (monthly), waterfowl (monthly), plants (seasonally), and butterflies (in Spring).

Environments monitored:
Land, River or Stream, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Birds, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Restoration, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, University scientists
AdvocacyOur program
Research Our program, University scientists
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problemsOur program
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Federal government
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsOur program
Watershed planningOur program
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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