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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Conodoguinet Creek Watershed Association

Affiliation, if you are part of a national, statewide, or regional network (e.g., Izaak Walton League, Texas Watch):
ALLARM-Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring


Contact Information
Name:Ronald Freed Street:421 Grahams Woods Rd.
City: CarlisleState: Pennsylvania
Zip Code:17013-Phone: 717 243-8081
Email:rrfreed@sprintmail.comWeb site1:http://
Fax: 717 241-2175Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):15
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1997

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
X Foundations BusinessesX 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:
Conodoguinet Creek Watershed Association conducts monthly chemical monitoring, quarterly visual assessment (streamwalks), and periodic macroinvertebrate sampling.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, pH, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris monitoring, Human use surveys, Land use surveys

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
AdvocacyOur program
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program
Establish baseline conditionsOur program
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projectsOur program
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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