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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory



Monitoring program names:
Wolf Bay Watershed Watch

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


Contact Information
Name:Homer SingletonStreet:PO Box 63
City: ElbertaState: Alabama
Zip Code:36530Phone: 251-441-5181 X36
Email:1fishawk@gmail.comWeb site1:http://www.wolfbaywatch.org/
Fax: Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):25
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number: Students Number:

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $2,000 Year monitoring began: 1998

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

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

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?No

Counties in which you monitor:
Baldwin Co.; AL and Escambia Co. FL

Program description:
Wolf Bay Water Watch promotes the conservation, protection, and improvement of the natural resources within the Wolf Bay and adjacent watersheds. A major focus is on water monitoring and education. Wolf Bay WW also participates in Coastal Cleanup, Great North American Secchi Dip-In, Adopt a Stream, and National Water Monitoring Day.

Environments monitored:
Estuary, Lake or Pond, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Alkalinity, Dissolved Oxygen, Flow/Water level, Hardness, Nitrogen, pH, Phosphorus, Salinity, Secchi transparency, Turbidity, Water temp., air temperature


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:
Chinese Tallow, Privet

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Restoration

Restoration activities:
black needlerush planting



Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
AdvocacyState government
Research University scientists
Community organizingLocal government
Screen for problemsOur program, State government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, University scientists
BMP evaluationState government
Land use decisions 
Watershed planningOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Plan restoration projectsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Federal government
EnforcementState government
LegislationState government
Shellfish bed closuresState government
Swimming advisoriesState government
State 305(b) reportOur program, State government, Federal government
Other
 

 

 
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