Volunteer Stream Monitoring Workshop at Gravelly Run Stream
April 15, 2017
11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Atlantic County Library
40 Farragut Avenue
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Join Watershed Ambassador Ashley Aversa for this hands-on workshop where you'll learn how to assess the health of our local waterways. Suitable for adults and kids 16 years and older.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Training
Noon - Lunch
1:15 to 3 p.m. - Stream Assessment and Identification
Water quality is determined not only by how it looks but who lives in it! Macro-invertebrates (aquatic insects) are indicators of water quality and tell us the current health of our rivers and streams.
- Visually and Biologically Assess Stream Health according to DEP protocol and standards
- Identify Macro-invertebrates
- Use sapling equipment
- Get hands-on experience assessing the health of local waterways!
You Will Need:
- Hip Waders or Knee-High, Waterproof Boots (without waders, you will not be able to enter stream, you may work stream-side)
- Packed Lunch
Email Ashley for more information.