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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Allen Pond Bird Census

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

Contact Information
Name:John Hill Street:Lloyd Center for Environmental Studies
P.O. Box 87037
City: South DartmouthState: Massachusetts
Zip Code:02748-Phone: 508 990-0505
Email:lloydctr@lloydctr.MA.Ultranet.comWeb site1:
Fax: 508 993-7868Web site2:

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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):3
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1985

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

Counties in which you monitor:

Program description:
The Allen Pond Bird Census is a baseline data-gathering census on all birds using the 94-hectare Allen Pond complex. We monitor the number, activity, and habitat used by each individual or group for each species.

Environments monitored:
Air, Estuary, Lake or Pond, Land, Marine, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:
Birds, Habitat assessments, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program
Research Our program
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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