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May 2018

Visual Habitat Assessment Training in Green Brook

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Middlesex High School, 300 John F Kennedy Dr
Middlesex, NJ 08846 United States
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Please join us for our May visual habitat assessment training with the LRWP and WMA9 Americorps Watershed Ambassador Rob Hughes! (Here’s more on the LRWP’s water quality monitoring programs). This FREE training on Saturday May 5 will run from 9 AM – 1 PM at the Middlesex High School, located at 300 John F Kennedy Dr, Middlesex, NJ 08846 We will start the morning with a lecture indoors, and then get out in the field to test our knowledge of streams…

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May 2019

May 9 – Bacteria Monitoring Workshop

May 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rutgers EARTH Center, 42 Riva Avenue
South Brunswick, NJ United States
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NEEDED!! Volunteer Water Quality Monitors to assist with bacteria monitoring during Summer 2019! WHAT: Training Workshop for Water Quality Sampling and Bacteria Monitoring WHEN: Thursday May 9, 1-3:30 PM WHERE: EARTH Center of Middlesex County, 42 Riva Avenue / South Brunswick, NJ WHY: Every Thursday from May 23 through September 26 the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, and Rutgers University will be in the field taking water samples from five public access (non-bathing, fishing, and…

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June 2019

June 1 – Visual Habitat Assessment with Jon Dugan!

June 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Middlesex High School, 300 John F Kennedy Dr
Middlesex, NJ 08846 United States
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Calling all Streamkeepers and Citizen Scientists! Please join us for our June 1 visual habitat assessment training with the LRWP's Volunteer Monitoring Manager Jon Dugan! (Here’s more on the LRWP’s water quality monitoring programs). This FREE training on Saturday June 1 will run from 9 AM – 1 PM at the Middlesex High School, located at 300 John F Kennedy Dr, Middlesex, NJ 08846 We will start the morning with a lecture indoors, and then get out in the field…

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October 2019

Raritan River Monitoring via Facebook Live!

October 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Want to know how citizen scientists take action to monitor the health of our waterways? Want to learn about the Raritan River and the tools and techniques used to gauge bacteria levels at sites along the Raritan River? Please join the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership and Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County (RCE) for a "Facebook Live" event when we will demonstrate how we gather data and other information on water quality for public access sites along the tidal portions…

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April 2020

April 20 Bacteria Monitoring Workshop – Virtual Training

April 20, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Your own home! NJ United States

NEEDED!! Volunteer Water Quality Monitors to assist with bacteria monitoring during Summer 2020 WHAT: Virtual Training Workshop for Water Quality Sampling and Bacteria Monitoring WHEN: Monday April 20, 4:30-6:30 PM WHERE: Online! (...the comfort of your own home) WHY: Every Thursday from mid-May through the end of September the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership and Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will be in the field taking water samples from five public access (non-bathing, fishing, and recreational) sites along our Raritan…

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November 2020

Nov 30: Stream Monitoring Training, 5:30-7:30 pm

November 30, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Your own home! NJ United States + Google Map

Calling all Streamkeepers and Civic Scientists! A healthy stream is a complex place. Vegetation grows along its banks, shading the stream and filtering pollutants before they enter the waters. Wildlife find shelter and food near and in its waters. And within the stream itself are fish, insects, and other organisms with specific needs for oxygen, food, and shelter. Certain land uses affect habitat quality and stream health. A stream corridor functions holistically, and any changes to a part may affect…

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