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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Lake George Turtle Monitoring Program
Drop A Brick on Zebra Mussels

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

Contact Information
Name:Emily DeBoltStreet:PO Box 408
City: Lake GeorgeState: New York
Zip Code:12845Phone: 518-668-3558
Email:edebolt@lakegeorgeassociation.orgWeb site1:
Fax: 518-668-4702Web site2:

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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):100
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number: Students Number:

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began:

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
X Foundations BusinessesX 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?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:

Program description:
The Lake George Association coordinates volunteers on Lake George for larger volunteer monitoring efforts that are state or park-wide, as well as runs it's own monitoring programs specific to Lake George.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond, Land, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Water temp.

Biological monitoring:
Habitat assessments, Wildlife, Exotic / Invasive species, turtles

Exotic/Invasive Species:
zebra mussels

Additional activities:

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
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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