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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Concerned Citizens Association of Thompson Pond

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


Contact Information
Name:Roland B. JanbergsStreet:30 Shore Dr.
City: SpencerState: Massachusetts
Zip Code:01562-2914Phone: 508 549-3257
Email:JANBERGS@ULTRANET.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):1
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $0 Year monitoring began: 1986

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
X 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:
Concerned Citizens Association of Thompson Pond monitors Thompson Pond in Spencer, Massachusetts and its watershed.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Hydrocarbons, Nitrogen, pH, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Bacteria, Chlorophyll, Exotic / Invasive species, Fecal coliform

Exotic/Invasive Species:
milfoil;;;

Additional activities:
Photographic surveys

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Federal government, University scientists
AdvocacyOur program
Research Our program, Local government, Federal government, University scientists
Community organizingOur program, Federal government, University scientists
Screen for problemsOur program
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Local government, Federal government, University scientists
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsOur program
Watershed planningOur program
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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