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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
City of Lacey Stream Team

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



Contact Information
Name:Don Willson Street:P.O. Box 3400
City: LaceyState: Washington
Zip Code:98509-3400Phone: 360 438-2687
Email:795@olywa.netWeb site1:http://
Fax: 360 456-7799Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):10
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1994

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?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:
City of Lacey Stream Team volunteers do chemical and macroinvertebrate monitoring on Woodland Creek once per quarter at up to four locations within the City. Our program is sponsored by the Stormwater Utility and also involves action projects and educational events. We are a joint program of Olympia and Thurston Counties.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Chloride, Hardness, pH, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Restoration, Storm drain stenciling

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
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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