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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Lake Lanier Citizen's Monitoring Program

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



Contact Information
Name:Darcie Holcomb, Vicki BarnhorstStreet:615F Oak Street Suite 100
City: GainesvilleState: Georgia
Zip Code:30501Phone: 770.503.7757
Email:lakeinfo@lakelanier.orgWeb site1:http://lakelanier.org
Fax: 770 718-3770Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):20
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $600 Year monitoring began: 1987

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
X Donations Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:Gainesville College

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:
Lake Lanier Citizen's Monitoring Program monitors 100 stations on Lake Lanier annually in late summer.

Environments monitored:
Reservoir

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Chloride, Conductivity, Hardness, Nitrogen, pH, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Chlorophyll, Fecal coliform

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
AdvocacyOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Research Our program, University scientists
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program
Establish baseline conditionsOur program
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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