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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:http://www.WolfRunWater.org
Fax: Web site2:http://www.wolfrunwater.org/research.htm


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:
Fayette

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

Environments monitored:


Physical/chemical monitoring:
Hydrocarbons


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
Education 
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
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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