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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Friends of White Pond

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



Contact Information
Name:Judith Sprott Street:43 White Ave.
City: ConcordState: Massachusetts
Zip Code:01742-Phone: 978 369-4850
Email:Web 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: $ Year monitoring began:

Sources of funding or in-kind support
X Federal GovernmentX State GovernmentX Local Government
Foundations BusinessesX Memberships
Donations 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:
Friends of White Pond conducts water quality testing, shoreline restoration, and a cooperative septic pumping program for White Pond.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond

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


Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Chlorophyll, Exotic / Invasive species, Terrestrial vegetation

Exotic/Invasive Species:
purple loosestrife;;;

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Restoration

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
AdvocacyOur program
Research State government, Federal government
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problemsOur program, Local government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Local government
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsLocal government
Watershed planningLocal government
Plan restoration projectsLocal government
Enforcement 
LegislationLocal government
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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