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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Herring Run Watershed Association Stream Teams

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



Contact Information
Name:Darin CrewStreet:4337 Harford Rd.
City: BaltimoreState: Maryland
Zip Code:21214Phone: 410 254-1577
Email:dcrew@herringrun.orgWeb site1:http://
Fax: 410 254-2206Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):130
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:4 Students Number:50

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $1000 Year monitoring began: 1992

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State Government Local Government
FoundationsX BusinessesX 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:
Herring Run Watershed Association Stream Teams are affiliating with schools and non-profits with the goal of monitoring 100% of the waterways in Herring Run watershed, a Baltimore County tributary to the Chesapeake Bay. Monitoring is done in cooperation with Save Our Streams.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Land use surveys, Restoration

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
AdvocacyOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Research  
Community organizingOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planningOur program
Plan restoration projectsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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