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The Volunteer Monitor Project:The National Newsletter of Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring

This project has been partially funded under cooperative agreement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of EPA, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation of use.

About The Volunteer Monitor

The Volunteer Monitor newsletter facilitates the exchange of ideas, monitoring methods, and practical advice among volunteer environmental monitoring groups across the nation.


Address all correspondence regarding the newsletter to:

Eleanor Ely, Editor
The Volunteer Monitor
50 Benton St.
San Francisco, CA 94112

Subscriptions and Back Issues

The usual publication schedule is two issues per year. There is no charge for subscribing. To subscribe, send a request to the editor, Eleanor Ely (ellieely@earthlink.net) or use the mailing address given above. Please specify which type of subscription you want: (1) Electronic. A PDF of the issue will be sent to your e-mail address. (2) Hard copy. A printed copy will be mailed. Please be sure to provide your mailing address.

Hard copies of back issues are available for $2 apiece, which includes shipping and handling. Note that the following three issues are available only in hardcopy: Fall 1991 ("Biological Monitoring"); Fall 1992 ("Building Credibility"); Spring 1992 ("Monitoring for Advocacy").

Reprinting of Articles

Reprinting of material from The Volunteer Monitor is encouraged. Please notify the editor of your intentions in advance, and give credit to the newsletter and the article author. We would also appreciate receiving a copy of your final publication.


The newsletter is your tool for information sharing. Let us know what topics you would like to learn more about, and what information you have to share.


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