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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Jefferson County Recycling and Litter Prevention

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

Contact Information
Name:Diane L. JulioStreet:814 Adams St.
City: SteubenvilleState: Ohio
Zip Code:43952-Phone: 614 283-8614 614 283 8615
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 614 283-8656Web site2:

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

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

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $189000 Year monitoring began: 1981

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes Is it state-approved?Yes
EPA-approved? No

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:

Program description:
Jefferson County Recycling and Litter Prevention is responsible for implementing community recycling programs throughout the county. We provide schools with K-12 environmental education programs, monitor debris, conduct surveys and an annual river sweep in conjunction with ORSANCO, and enforce litter and nuisance laws.

Environments monitored:

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Human use surveys, Land use surveys, Photographic surveys

Restoration activities:

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


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