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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Friends of Jessamine Creek

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


Contact Information
Name:Dwight Hitch Kathy Walsh Street:2375 Glasses Mill
City: WilmoreState: Kentucky
Zip Code:40390-Phone: 606 858-3598
Email:104124.3224@compuserve.comWeb site1:http://
Fax: 606 858-4305Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? 0

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):10
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1991

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?0 Is it state-approved?0
EPA-approved? 0

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?1

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Friends of Jessamine Creek regularly tests our creek's water, sponsors clean-ups, and educates.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Habitat assessments, Wildlife, algae

Exotic/Invasive Species:


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

Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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