Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring  Site 17 - Rum Point
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Site 17:  Rum Point

This site is on Sinepuxent Bay and has been monitored by Janet Cherrix since August 1998.

MCBP Volunteer Questionnaire

Name: Janet H. Cherrix

Site#: 17 Site Name; Rum Point Pier

Location of Site: End of Rum Point Lane

Occupation: Retired Land Developer

Interests and Hobbies: Walking, Yoga, Travel

Spouse? Children?: Married - Two grown daughters

How long have you lived near the Coastal Bays? All my life - 58 years

What did you enjoy most about the Coastal Bay (Fishing, Swimming, Boating, etc.)?  The quiet serenity, clamming, crabbing, kayaking.

What do you like least about the Coastal Bays? Jet skis and increased boat traffic.

What related experience do you bring to the program? No scientific knowledge but a life-long knowledge of the area.

Why did you decide to become a volunteer monitor? Love of the bays and increasing concern regarding its use.

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