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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Goose Pond Maintenance District Monitoring Program

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


Contact Information
Name:Peter Baxter Street:P.O. Box 519
City: LeeState: Massachusetts
Zip Code:01238-Phone: 413 637-3178
Email:BAWE@prodigy.comWeb site1:http://
Fax: 413 637-2095Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):12
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $2000 Year monitoring began:

Sources of funding or in-kind support
X Federal GovernmentX State GovernmentX Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
Donations 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?No

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Goose Pond Maintenance District Monitoring Program monitors water quality and conducts weed control programs in a 300-acre lake in western Massachusetts.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond

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


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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