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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Hunting Creek Watershed Management Task Force

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

Contact Information
Name:Jack C. LeightyStreet:P.O. Box 279
City: HuntingtownState: Maryland
Zip Code:20639-Phone: 410 535-5870
Email:jleighty@chesapeake.netWeb site1:http://
Fax: 410 535-5870Web 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:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $0 Year monitoring began: 1993

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State GovernmentX Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
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:
Hunting Creek Watershed Management Task Force is developing a management plan for a watershed of approximately 29 square miles, whose creek flows into the Patuxent River. The plan will become part of a comprehensive county plan.

Environments monitored:
Land, River or Stream, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:
Birds, Exotic / Invasive species, Fish, Terrestrial vegetation, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Land use surveys, Photographic surveys, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationLocal government
AdvocacyLocal government
Community organizingLocal government
Screen for problemsLocal government
Establish baseline conditionsLocal government
Nonpoint source assessmentLocal government
BMP evaluationLocal government
Land use decisionsLocal government
Watershed planningLocal government
Plan restoration projectsLocal government
EnforcementLocal government
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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