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"The Volunteer Monitor" Celebrates Community Service & Innovation

The 20th Anniversary issue of this national newsletter is a valuable resource for volunteers keeping tabs on our water quality. Published twice a year with funding from the Environmental Protection Agency, it contains tips on equipment and techniques, reports on conservation projects and community initiatives. Articles in the most recent issue:

  • Amazing Volunteers
  • Homemade Water Samplers
  • Macroinvertebrate Equipment
  • International Lessons
  • Cooperative Extension Project
Back issues are available for download (search for "Volunteer Monitor" in the Atlas Digital Library). To receive the newsletter via email, contact the editor, Eleanor Ely. There is also a Volunteer Monitor listserv that you can join by sending a blank email to ''.