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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Hamilton County Park District
Biological Stream Monitoring

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



Contact Information
Name:Bret Henninger Street:10245 Winton Rd.
City: CincinnatiState: Ohio
Zip Code:45231-Phone: 513 521-7275
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 513 521-2606Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):15
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:10 Students Number:100

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $300 Year monitoring began: 1988

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State GovernmentX Local Government
Foundations Businesses 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? 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:
Hamilton County Park District's Biological Stream Monitoring program concentrates on the biological integrity of lake watersheds and tributaries.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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


Biological monitoring:
Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris monitoring

Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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