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 and follow us on social media @ALLARMwater!

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

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

Volunteer Monitoring

National Water Quality Monitoring Conference

Grace: Throughout the last week of April, I was able to attend several sessions for the annual National Water Quality Monitoring Conference. This year’s theme was “Working Together, Virtually, for Clean Water,” and the week was filled with opportunities to attend sessions relating to water…

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Presentations

On April 12th, months of research carried out by much of the ALLARM staff culminated at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) meeting with the Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative (CMC). The goal of the meeting was to go over the findings of student research involving…

Master Watershed Stewards: Citizen Science Co-Presentation

On March 23, 2021,  I co-presented with ALLARM Director Julie Vastine in a virtual presentation to Pennsylvania Master Watershed Stewards about Citizen Science. We had 25 people in the audience who logged in for the event in real time, but the session was also recorded…