Volunteer to monitor the health of streams in Fairfax County, Virginia

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Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 582 people are interested
Be a Stream Hero

We train volunteers to assess ecological conditions in streams based on the absence/presence of benthic macroinvertebrates (aquatic critters). Training includes field workshops and mentoring by experienced monitors. Volunteers can assist at different levels of commitment. You may choose to participate in the NVSWCD monthly stream monitoring, or you may become a certified stream monitor to adopt your chosen stream and commit to monitoring it four times a year.

If you choose to volunteer with this opportunity, you will be contacted with upcoming NVSWCD monthly stream monitoring dates.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Streams throughout Fairfax CountyFairfax, VA 22030

SKILLS

  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 10
  • Varies according to volunteer commitment

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