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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Friends of Wolf Run

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

Contact Information
Name:Ken CookeStreet:639 Cardinal Ln
City: LexingtonState: Kentucky
Zip Code:40503Phone: 859-276-1253
Email:friend@wolfrunwater.orgWeb site1:
Fax: Web site2:

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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):15
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number: Students Number:

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $10,000 Year monitoring began: 1997

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Governmentx State Governmentx Local Government
x Foundationsx 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?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:

Program description:
20 station monitoring network including field chemistry, habitat assessments, Real Time PCR DNA monitoring, etc....

Environments monitored:

Physical/chemical monitoring:

Biological monitoring:

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Construction site inspections, Debris cleanup, Photographic surveys, Restoration, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:
tree planting, invasives control, in-stream structures, bank stabilization, spring restoration

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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