Volunteer Stream Monitor

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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

  • 35 people are interested
Pouring stream sample into Secchi tube to measure water clarity

Become a citizen monitor and help protect streams in Minnesota! Do you live near a stream or visit one frequently? If so, we are looking for people just like you to take water clarity readings on a stream of your choice each summer. No prior experience is necessary. Just a desire to help your local stream.

The sampling season is April-September each year. Water clarity readings are quick and easy (about 1/2 hour every other week) and provide valuable data on the health of a stream.

Training is available online and equipment is provided at no cost. We have openings on streams all across the state. Contact us today!

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About Minnesota Pollution Control Agency


520 Lafayette Rd. N, St. Paul, MN 55155, US

Mission Statement

To protect and improve the environment and enhance human health.


Minnesota State Agency that monitors environmental quality, offers technical and financial assistance, and enforces environmental regulations.


We'll work with your schedule.


StatewideStatewide, MN 55155




  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training
  • 1/2 hour every other week

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