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Adopt-a-Beach

Affiliation:
Alliance for the Great Lakes

Contact Information:
Radhika Shah
Outreach Associate
220 S. State St.
Chicago, IL 60604
312-939-0838 x 6
adoptabeach@greatlakes.org

Year Started:
2003


Specialty(ies):
Lake Michigan, Coliforms

Purpose:
To understand problems of high bacterial levels, and to provide citizens a way to take part in the health of their beach.

Subject Area(s):
Lakes/Ponds/Reservoirs

Data Type(s) Collected:
E. coli & other coliforms


# of Volunteers:
145

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Other publications
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Staff consultation with individual monitors

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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