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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Barnstable Land Trust
River 2000

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

Contact Information
Name:Kristie Kapp; Jaci Barton Street:P.O. Box 224
City: CotuitState: Massachusetts
Zip Code:02668-Phone: 508 771-2585
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: -Web 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:1 Students Number:10

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $10000 Year monitoring began: 1996

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State Government Local Government
X Foundations Businesses Memberships
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?No

Counties in which you monitor:

Program description:
River 2000 is a community service project whose goal is to monitor and restore the Marstons Mills River on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. We are primarily studying water quality and herring.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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

Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Birds, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsNon-governmental community organizations
Establish baseline conditionsNon-governmental community organizations
Nonpoint source assessmentNon-governmental community organizations
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsNon-governmental community organizations
Watershed planningNon-governmental community organizations
Plan restoration projectsNon-governmental community organizations
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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