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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Chandler Pond Preservation Society

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

Contact Information
Name:J. Alexander WajsfelnerStreet:54 Kenrick St.
City: BrightonState: Massachusetts
Zip Code:02135-Phone: 617 787-8898
Email:Onchandler@aol.comWeb 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:2 Students Number:30

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $1000 Year monitoring began: 1997

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations BusinessesX Memberships
X Donations 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:
Chandler Pond Preservation Society conducts water quality, plant, fish, and bird monitoring and dredging and satellite surveys.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Hydrocarbons, Nitrogen, pH, Pesticides, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Toxicity, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Birds, Chlorophyll, Fish, Macroinvertebrates, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Restoration

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program
Research Federal government
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problemsOur program, Local government
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planningOur program, Local government
Plan restoration projectsOur program, Local government
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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