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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Chums of Barker Creek
Stream Team Water Quality Monitoring Project

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


Contact Information
Name:Mary Bertrand Street:P.O. Box 111
City: TracytonState: Washington
Zip Code:98393-Phone: 360 698-4004
Email:KPinsch@Linknet.kitsap.lib.wa.usWeb 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):5
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:1 Students Number:10

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $300 Year monitoring began: 1996

Sources of funding or in-kind support
X Federal GovernmentX State GovernmentX Local Government
Foundations BusinessesX Memberships
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? 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:
Chums of Barker Creek conducts educational and stewardship activities for Barker Creek and its tributaries, within the Dyes Inlet watershed of Puget Sound. We have produced a video showing the creek in a healthy state and the situation caused by development.

Environments monitored:
Estuary, Groundwater, River or Stream, Wetland

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


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

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Construction site inspections, Debris monitoring, Storm drain stenciling, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
AdvocacyOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Research Our program, Local government
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problemsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
BMP evaluationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
Land use decisionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Watershed planningOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Plan restoration projectsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
EnforcementOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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