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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Hall County Adopt-A-Stream

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


Contact Information
Name:Brian WileyStreet:Hall Clean Council P.O. Box 1124
City: GainesvilleState: Georgia
Zip Code:30503-Phone: (770) 532-7462
Email:bwiley@gainesville.orgWeb site1:http://
Fax: 770 534-1440Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? Yes

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):20
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:5 Students Number:20

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $500 Year monitoring began: 1994

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes Is it state-approved?Yes
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:
Hall County Adopt-A-Stream monitors Flat, Limestone, and Balus Creeks in Hall County, Georgia. We are also involved in stream restoration and community education.

Environments monitored:
Reservoir, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, pH, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Human use surveys, Land use surveys, Pipe surveys, Restoration, Storm drain stenciling

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program, Local government, State government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program, Local government
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
EnforcementOur program, Local government
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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