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  • Illinois Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program Newsletter


  • In 1981, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency established the Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program (VLMP) as an important and necessary step to help protect Illinois lake resources. This is a win-win program for both the Agency and the volunteers. This program provides a service to the Agency by harnessing the time and talent of citizen volunteers to help gather fundamental information on more Illinois inland lakes than could otherwise be possible with existing staff. It also serves its volunteers by providing an educational gateway for citizens to learn more about factors that affect lake water quality. By learning more about cause-and-effect relationships with their watershed and lake, volunteers are more likely to take an active role in protecting their lake by encouraging better lake management. This newsletter was created to provide more information to those who participate in the program.

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Language(s): EN-English

Volume or Year: 2008
Number or Issue: Fall/Winter

Date Created: 05 06 2009
Date Last Modified: 05 06 2009

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1. Illinois Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program Newsletter: Fall/Winter 2008 (fallwinter08.pdf).
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