Fairfax County Citizen Science Floatable Monitoring Program

Fairfax County Citizen Science Floatable Monitoring Program

Project Team
Danielle Wynne – Fairfax County Stormwater Management Fairfax County Public Schools
Project Description

More than 350 students from seven schools within the Fairfax County Public Schools system participate as citizen scientists to help staff monitor floatables in and adjacent to their local streams. Three out of the seven schools are designated as Title I schools. The sites for the floatable monitoring program span multiple watersheds and create a monitoring network across Fairfax County. Staff provide an introductory presentation to the program, data collection training and assistance with field monitoring.
To read a full project narrative and view more photos, please visit the project folder on our Google Drive.

Best Education & Outreach Project

This category recognizes effective stormwater education and outreach campaigns that seek to change behaviors that tangibly reduce stormwater pollution in a community. The program can be offered by a municipal stormwater agency or nonprofit organization that goes well beyond the minimum required by their local stormwater permits.

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Project Narrative
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Citizen Scientist Floatable Monitoring Data Sheet
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