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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory



Monitoring program names:
Community Clean Water Institute
Volunteer Citizen Monitoring Program

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



Contact Information
Name:Sarah ShaefferStreet:6741 Sebastopol Ave suite 140
City: SebastopolState: California
Zip Code:95472Phone: 707-824-4370
Email:sarah@ccwi.orgWeb site1:http://www.ccwi.org
Fax: 707-824-4372Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? yes

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):35
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:4 Students Number:75

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $84,000 Year monitoring began: 2002

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes Is it state-approved?Yes
EPA-approved? No

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:
Sonoma; Mendocino

Program description:


Environments monitored:
Estuary, Groundwater, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Flow/Water level, Nitrogen, pH, Phosphorus, Turbidity, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, e. coli

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
AdvocacyOur program
Research Our program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problemsOur program, Local government, State government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Local government, State government, Federal government
Nonpoint source assessmentNon-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
BMP evaluationNon-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Land use decisionsNon-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Watershed planningNon-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Plan restoration projectsNon-governmental community organizations
Enforcement 
LegislationLocal government, State government, Federal government
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisoriesOur program, Local government
State 305(b) report 
Other
3Federal 03(d) listing
Federal government

 

 
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