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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
New York/New Jersey Baykeeper
Habitat Monitoring Program

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



Contact Information
Name:Debbie Mans Street:52 West Front St.
City: KeyportState: New Jersey
Zip Code:07735Phone: (732) 888-9870
Email:info@nynjbaykeeper.orgWeb site1:http://www.nynjbaykeeper.org/
Fax: 732-888-9873Web site2:


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

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

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1998

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?Yes 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:
NY/NJ Baykeeper is beginning a monitoring project in 1998 which will use about 100 volunteers to monitor the physical characteristics of habitat areas around the New York Harbor (in both New Jersey and New York) that are of particular environmental importance.

Environments monitored:
Beach, Estuary, Land, River or Stream, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Human use surveys, Land use surveys, Photographic surveys, Pipe surveys, Restoration, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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