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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Dog River Clearwater Revival

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

Contact Information
Name:Jody ScanlanStreet:4170 Commanders Drive
City: MobileState: Alabama
Zip Code:36615Phone: 334 438 5690
Email:jscanlan@acesag.auburn.eduWeb site1:
Fax: 334 438 5670Web 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:3 Students Number:80

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $0 Year monitoring began: 1998

Sources of funding or in-kind support
X Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations BusinessesX 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? Yes

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:
This is a monitoring group under the state-wide Alabama Water Watch program, focusing on the Dog River Watershed in Mobile County, Alabama.

Environments monitored:
Estuary, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Alkalinity, Dissolved Oxygen, Hardness, pH, Salinity, Turbidity, Water temp., Air Temperature

Biological monitoring:

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Photographic surveys, Storm drain stenciling

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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