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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Clean Water for Future Generations (CWFG)

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


Contact Information
Name:Kristina Harris; Susan HolubStreet:353 Garfield St.
City: Newton FallsState: Ohio
Zip Code:44444-Phone: 330 872-5715
Email:timandsue@sprintmail.comWeb 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):2
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $0 Year monitoring began: 1997

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State Government Local Government
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? Yes

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

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Clean Water for Future Generations monitors two different locations on Little Beaver Creek in Columbiana County, OH three years a year. We report our findings to the state through the Wild and Scenic Rivers program. We also monitor the east and west branches of the Mahoning River in Newton Falls, OH, and report these findings to the Izaak Walton League.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
pH, Rainfall, Water temp.


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

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Human use surveys, Land use surveys, Photographic surveys, Pipe surveys

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
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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