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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Revitalizing Baltimore Project

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

Contact Information
Name:Guy W. HagerStreet:2600 Madison Avenue
City: BaltimoreState: Maryland
Zip Code:21042Phone: 410 396 0198
Email:Guyhager@aol.comWeb site1:
Fax: 410 396 7861Web site2:

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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):Hundreds
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:30 Students Number:1500

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $20,000 Year monitoring began: 1997

Sources of funding or in-kind support
x Federal Government 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?No

Counties in which you monitor:
Baltimore City and County

Program description:
will submit later

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond, Land, River or Stream, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Dissolved Oxygen, Nitrogen, pH, Salinity

Biological monitoring:
Exotic / Invasive species, Fecal coliform, Fish, Macroinvertebrates, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Construction site inspections, Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Human use surveys, Land use surveys, Photographic surveys, Pipe surveys, Restoration, Storm drain stenciling, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:
not specified

Data Uses
EducationOur program
AdvocacyOur program
Research Our program
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditionsOur program
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsOur program
Watershed planningOur program
Plan restoration projectsOur program
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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