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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Salem Adopt-A-Stream

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


Contact Information
Name:Scott Duckett Street:555 Liberty St.; SE Room 325
City: SalemState: Oregon
Zip Code:97301-Phone: 503 588-6211
Email:sduckett@open.orgWeb site1:http://
Fax: 503 588-6025Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):10
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:10 Students Number:200

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $1000 Year monitoring began: 1993

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government 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?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:
Salem Adopt-A-Stream conducts educational monitoring of urban streams and collection of useful biological data not collected elsewhere.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream, Wetland

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


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Fish, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Restoration, Storm drain stenciling, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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