The Stream Team Process

I have had the opportunity to experience many stages of Stream Team: what is that, you may ask? It is a volunteer water quality monitoring program created by ALLARM in partnership with the Lower and Middle Susquehanna Riverkeepers. First, interested community members are informed about…

Cumberland County Stream Team Workshop

Event Information: Cumberland County Stream Team workshop, June 11, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA On June 11, 2019 the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) held the first Stream Team Workshop for Cumberland County. Out of the marvelous 25 participants, I had the opportunity to train…

Study Design Facilitation

Event Information: Study Design Facilitation, June 13, Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, Havre de Grace, MD At ALLARM, we get to partner with different organizations on different levels. We got to work with the Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative (CMC) in setting the foundation for the Head…

Summer at ALLARM

Angelo Tarzona ’21, Earth Science, Houston, TX: It is my pleasure to be a Watershed Coordinator this summer at the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring. I am excited to learn how to become more involved with our volunteers and learn more about their streams. We…

Johnston’s Run Meeting

Event information: Johnston's Run Follow-up Meeting, April 13, Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA On April 13th, ALLARM had another wonderful meeting with the group of Johnston’s Run volunteer monitors at the beautiful Mercersburg Academy. We enjoyed discussing the volunteer process and potential future steps moving forward…

Rain Barrel Construction

Event information: Rain Barrel construction, March 27, Kaufman Hall Basement, Carlisle, PA On March 27th, members of ALLARM, Dickinson College students, and other members of the community came together to construct 25 rain barrels from a long-awaited shipment picked up not long before. Rain barrels…

Pipeline Monitoring Shale Gas Workshop

Event information: Pipeline Monitoring Shale Gas Workshop, March 23, Fern Hollow Nature Center, Beaver County, PA Shante Toledo On a Friday afternoon we set off on a three-hour journey to Beaver County, PA to help host a Shale Gas workshop the next morning. This was…

ALLARM’s 2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report is now live on our website! Check out everything that we have been up to over the past year. Thank you to everyone who contributed to a great year.

The Final Conodoguinet Snapshot

Event information: Conodoguinet Creek Snapshot, March 2, ALLARM offices in Kaufman Hall, Carlisle, PA The Conodguinet Snapshot was a recurring event organized by ALLARM, the Cumberland County Conservation District (CCCD), and the Condoguinet Creek Watershed Association (CCWA). Its purpose was to bring citizen scientists together…

Institute for Lifelong Learning Reflection: Stormwater

Event information: Institute for Lifelong Learning, February 5, 12, 26, Bosler Memorial Library, Carlisle, PA The Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) was a part of the Institute for Lifelong Learning series this February at Bosler Library. My colleagues and I prepared different activities throughout…

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