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Monitoring program names:
Colfax High School Biology
Adopt A Stream

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



Contact Information
Name:Mark Mosey Street:601 University Ave.
City: ColfaxState: Wisconsin
Zip Code:54730-Phone: 715 962-3155
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 715 962-4024Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):0
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:4 Students Number:30

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $500 Year monitoring began: 1991

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State GovernmentX Local Government
FoundationsX Businesses Memberships
DonationsX 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:
Colfax High School Advanced Biology classes conduct research projects involving monitoring.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Alkalinity, Hydrocarbons, pH, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, Turbidity, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Birds, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Restoration, Storm drain stenciling, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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