Water: Monitoring & Assessment
Volunteer Wetlands Monitoring
You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA's PDF page to learn more.
This booklet provides an introduction to why and how people monitor wetlands and includes a multi-page resource guide to handbooks and manuals that offer detailed information on wetland monitoring for the layperson. While it is not a methods manual, the guide also offers advice on approaching wetland monitoring, most of which is a synthesis of comments received from organizers of a wetland monitoring programs across the United States.
Volunteer Wetland Monitoring: An Introduction and Resource Guide (EPA 843-B-00-001) (PDF) (51 pp, 1.0MB) | Non-Graphical Version (PDF) (32 pp, 256K) (This version does not contain graphical layout).