Re: NANFA-- National Water (and Fish) Monitoring Day:Headcount

Irate Mormon (
Sat, 21 Sep 2002 01:00:11 -0500

> Previously, some members have suggested that NANFA establish a national
> monitoring day, similar in spirit to the Audubon Society's Christmas Bird
> Count. Nothing has come of this, I think, because there has been no focus
> for the collection of such information. Here is the focus and here is an
> excellent opportunity for beginning such an effort. We can collect water
> quality data according to the specs of the water monitoring program,
> habitat and fish data according to our own guidelines (for suggestions see
> NANFA field collection data sheet

Just in case anybody missed the message, NANFA Mississippi is firmly behind
this. As Charlie Nunziata so wisely pointed out, not all NANFA activity is
centered around collecting for the home aquarium. I will be VERY
disappointed if the majority of the other regional reps do not get in on
this, even if they have to go it alone. It's time to earn your pay, guys
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