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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Friends of Clear Creek, Inc.

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



Contact Information
Name:Michael Eisel Street:P.O. Box 186
City: AmandaState: Ohio
Zip Code:43102Phone: 614 969-4318
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: -Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):16
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:5 Students Number:38

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1995

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?Yes Is it state-approved?Yes
EPA-approved? Yes

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?No

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
The Friends of Clear Creek monitor 12 sites on the main stream and the major tributaries. We are implementing riparian zones along the banks in our watershed. We have an ongoing educational program with students from the Amanda Clear Creek School District.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
pH, Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Fish, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Terrestrial vegetation

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Human use surveys, Land use surveys, Photographic surveys, Pipe surveys, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
Education 
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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