Preparing for 2021 Sampling Season

We are still assessing the situation for our annual training for samplers. 

Sampling takes place on the 2nd Saturday each month, March through November. 

New Lab Videos

Thanks to Zak Schultz, one of the awesome graduate students, we now have training videos for each of the lab stations. 

New Habitat Evaluation

cQHEI is a visual assessment of the creek habitat, looking at things like substrate, tree cover, and fallen logs.  Here is the form that is used for scoring cQHEI form

To become a habitat volunteer, please complete the following:


Butler County Stream Team is a citizen science group that collects, analyzes, and reports water quality data from many waterways in Butler County.

The Stream Team exists through the collaborative effort of Butler County resident volunteers, the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability at Miami University, the Butler County Storm Water District, and the Butler Soil and Water Conservation District.  

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Lab Signup

We use doodle to signup lab volunteers- just to make sure you don't drive to the lab needlessly.

Sunday Bacteria Count

1 person to assist Tera each month to count bacteria samples. 10:30 - 1:30 ish. Email Tera.

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