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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Deer Isle Partners in Monitoring

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


Contact Information
Name:Dud Hendrick Pat Weirs Street:P.O. Box 69
City: Deer IsleState: Maine
Zip Code:04627-Phone: 207 348-6615
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 207 348-7769Web 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:2 Students Number:2

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $500 Year monitoring began: 1992

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?No

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Deer Isle Partners in Monitoring conducts E. coli and plankton monitoring in shellfish flats around Deer Isle in Penobscot Bay, as well as Secchi disk and dissolved oxygen monitoring in ponds and lakes.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond, Marine

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Nitrogen, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Phytoplankton, E.coli

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, State government
AdvocacyOur program, State government
Research State government
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problemsOur program, State government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, State government
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
EnforcementOur program, State government
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closuresOur program, State government
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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