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September 29 Pathogens Monitoring
September 29, 2022 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Our Summer 2022 Raritan monitoring team welcomes IEC-trained volunteer pathogens monitors to join us in the field for weekly field assessments and sampling. We absolutely cannot do this work without our *trained* volunteers!!
We have a limited number of volunteer slots every week (three maximum).
We meet Thursday mornings between 7:45-8am at our first sampling site, Riverside Park in Piscataway.
The address for our first site is: 430 River Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
Additional site location information can be found here.
We typically wrap up monitoring at our last site in Perth Amboy by 1 PM, and then continue on to drop off the samples with our IEC partners either at IKEA or their lab in Brooklyn.
We have waders in various sizes, so no need to bring your own. HOWEVER – be sure you have shoes that you don’t mind getting muddy/wet.
You will want to bring water/fluids to stay hydrated throughout the day.
If we are doing well time-wise we will stop for pizza (or similar) for lunch. Please do remember to bring along snacks for fuel just in case.
You will need sunscreen, long sleeves/pants for sun protection, and a hat.