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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Big Gulch Watershed Keepers
Salt Water Anglers of Mukilteo

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

Contact Information
Name:John Jacobson Street:912 Fifth St.
City: MukilteoState: Washington
Zip Code:98275-Phone: 425 363-2346
Email:jcjake@ix.netcom.comWeb site1:http://
Fax: -Web site2:

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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):3
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:5 Students Number:120

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $250 Year monitoring began: 1991

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations BusinessesX Memberships
X DonationsX Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:

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:
Big Gulch Watershed Keepers conduct a citizen watch, participate in land use policy and environmental education, and work to protect our Northwest way of life.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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

Biological monitoring:
Fish, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Human use surveys, Land use surveys

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program, Local government
AdvocacyLocal government
Community organizingOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Screen for problemsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
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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