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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory



Monitoring program names:
Bainbridge Island School District
Woodward Middle School

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



Contact Information
Name:Laurie UsherStreet:9730 Manitou Place NE
City: Bainbridge IslandState: Washington
Zip Code:98110Phone: 206-842-2229
Email:leusher@earthlink.netWeb site1:http://www.bainbridge.wednet.edu
Fax: Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):30
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:10 Students Number:90

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $1500 Year monitoring began: 1995

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

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:
Kitsap

Program description:
Monitor from Sept-May for Do,pH, temp, turbidity, fecal coliform

Environments monitored:
Beach, Estuary, Lake or Pond, Land, Marine, River or Stream, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Dissolved Oxygen, Flow/Water level, Hydrocarbons, pH, Rainfall, Turbidity, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Birds, Fecal coliform, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Terrestrial vegetation, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Photographic surveys, Pipe surveys, Restoration, Storm drain stenciling

Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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