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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Lawrence County Soil Conservation District

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

Contact Information
Name:Dale C. SmithStreet:Route 1; Box 2200
City: LouisaState: Kentucky
Zip Code:41230-Phone: 606 673-3800
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):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?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:
Lawrence County Soil Conservation District monitors Left Fork Blaine Creek, Lower Laurel Creek, and Caines Creek.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
pH, Pesticides, Rainfall, Salinity, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationState government
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsState government
Establish baseline conditionsState government
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
LegislationState government
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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