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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Red Hill High School

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

Contact Information
Name:Brian Garrard Street:c/o Brian R. Garrard 908 Church St.
City: BridgeportState: Illinois
Zip Code:62417-Phone: 618 945-2521 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):0
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:1 Students Number:8

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1995

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State Government Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
Donations Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:school budget

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes Is it state-approved?Yes
EPA-approved? Yes

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:
Red Hill High School conducts stream assessment as part of the Illinois EcoWatch Network.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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

Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Terrestrial vegetation, Exotic / Invasive species

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationState government
AdvocacyState government
Research State government
Community organizingState government
Screen for problemsState government
Establish baseline conditionsState government
Nonpoint source assessmentState government
BMP evaluationState government
Land use decisionsState government
Watershed planningState government
Plan restoration projectsState government
EnforcementState government
LegislationState government
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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