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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Hitchcock Center for the Environment

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



Contact Information
Name:Valerie Vaughan Street:525 S. Pleasant St.
City: AmherstState: Massachusetts
Zip Code:01002-Phone: 413 256-6006
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: -Web 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:

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?No 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:
Hitchcock Center for the Environment functions as a resource center to connect people with environmental groups and as a place to report sightings of migrating birds and salamanders. We work in the Connecticut River watershed. Our educators bring environmental programs to schools.

Environments monitored:


Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Birds, Wildlife, salamanders

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
Advocacy 
Research Our program
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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