About ALLARM's blog

Welcome to the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring’s (ALLARM) blog! The ALLARM team has a number of fun adventures working with communities and volunteers interested in assessing the health of their streams. The goal of our blog is to share our experiences and bring you on our journey. We hope you learn more about community-based science and the amazing work taking place in Pennsylvania and New York. If you would like to learn more about ALLARM, go to: dickinson.edu/allarm

Address: Dickinson College/ALLARM
P.O. Box 1773
Carlisle, PA 17013

Tel: (717) 245-1565
Email: allarm@dickinson.edu

Volunteer Monitoring

August Shale Gas Follow-Up Meetings

Event information: Shale gas follow-up meetings, August 6-7, Beaver, Oakmont, and Harrison City, PA This was an exciting trip! I looked forward to reconnecting with volunteers in Beaver, most of whom have been monitoring for a few years. We reviewed ALLARM’s shale gas protocol and…


Today, the ALLARM student staff ran around Southern Cumberland Valley doing a variety of things. We gathered supplies and hit the road to obtain parts for the rain barrels we provide community members with in the fall as a part of our stormwater rain barrel…

Buena Vista Shale Gas Workshop

Event information: Shale gas workshop in partnership with Mountain Watershed Association (MWA), July 7, Buena Vista, PA This week I dived into preparing for my second shale gas workshop of the summer, which was in partnership with Mountain Watershed Association. In Buena Vista, PA on…