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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Bellevue Stream Team

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

Contact Information
Name:Laurie Devereaux Street:P.O. Box 90012
City: BellevueState: Washington
Zip Code:98009-9012Phone: 425 452-5200
Email:streamteam@bellevuewa.govWeb site1:
Fax: 425 452-7116Web site2:

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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):300
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:8 Students Number:Hundreds

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $varies Year monitoring began: 1988

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

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:
Bellevue Stream Team conducts intensive habitat assessments for watershed evaluation, project identification, and resource management. We work regionally on biological monitoring programs for juvenile and adult salmonids and macroinvertebrates.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Dissolved Oxygen, pH, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:
Fish, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Exotic / Invasive species

Exotic/Invasive Species:
purple loosestrife;;;

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Restoration, Storm drain stenciling

Restoration activities:

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


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