2021 Gallatin Stream Teams Volunteer Application
All volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and commit to:

- One session of in-person skills training in late June (see Section 1).
- Successful completion of on-line concepts training (at your convenience), including a quiz.
- A minimum of three days of monitoring throughout the 2021 season. (The schedule will be determined prior
to the training event. Monitoring is conducted Monday - Friday, generally during business hours.)

Stream Team responsibilities for 2021 include:

- Reading through the Standard Operating Procedures prior to completing the on-line concepts training
- Completing field data sheets completely, accurately and legibly
- Reading water levels on a staff gauge
- Collecting water samples for lab analysis
- Measuring pH, conductivity, water temperature, and dissolved oxygen using a meter
- Measuring stream discharge using a flow meter
- Conducting pebble counts with a gravelometer
- Measuring turbidity with a turbidity tube
- Maintaining and downloading data from sensors deployed in the stream
- Asking for clarification on any instructions, procedures or concepts that are unclear ☺
Email address *
Volunteer Name *
Are you 18 years of age or older? *
Phone Number *
I prefer to be contacted by: *
Are you a returning volunteer? *
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1. MANDATORY IN-PERSON TRAINING:
This year, we are asking volunteers to attend one of two in-person training sessions.
These sessions will be about 2-3 hours long.
OPTION 1: MONDAY, JUNE 21 AT 5PM
OPTION 2: TUESDAY, JUNE 22 AT 10AM
Please choose the answer that best describes your ability to attend a training session. *
In the event of inclement weather on the 21st or 22nd, would you be available to attend an alternate training session on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23?
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2. MONITORING AVAILABILITY:
Please answer the following questions regarding your generally ANTICIPATED availability from July - September, and describe the amount of time you'd like to commit to volunteering this season. This information will assist with drafting a monitoring schedule. There will be opportunities to review the schedule before it is finalized in June.
Volunteer shifts are 1/2-day commitments for the morning or afternoon of field days. Full-day availability (being free for both shifts on a given day) is preferred to minimize the logistics of trying to meet up as work moves from site to site. How many 1/2-day shifts seem ideal for you this summer? *
Which days of the week do you anticipate being available between 8am and 1pm? (check all that apply) *
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Which days of the week do you anticipate being available between 12pm and 5pm? (check all that apply) *
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Which months of the year would you be available? (check all that apply) *
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3. MORE ABOUT YOU:
Why are you interested in volunteering your time for Gallatin Stream Teams? (check all that apply) *
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How did you hear about the Gallatin Stream Teams volunteer monitoring program? *
General area of current work or study (env. science, economics, music, etc.): *
Briefly describe any prior experience conducting environmental monitoring (what and who for). *
Please add any related comments here.
Thank you for your interest in Gallatin Stream Teams!
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