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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Lake Wildwood Association
Stream Monitoring

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


Contact Information
Name:Robert A. PhelpsStreet:RR 2 Box 1875
City: VarnaState: Illinois
Zip Code:61375-Phone: 309 463-2047
Email:Phelps@dave-world.netWeb site1:http://
Fax: 309 463-2047Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):1
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $0 Year monitoring began: 1995

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


Program description:
Lake Wildwood Association monitors water quality using physical aspects of the stream and effects on macro-organisms.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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


Biological monitoring:
Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
Education 
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, State government
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, State government
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projectsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisoriesOur program
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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