Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring
Site 23 - Trappe Creek
Site Name: # 23, Trappe Creek
Monitor (s): Joan Hersey
Date (s): 9/28/97
Is the site on Private or Public owned property? A public bridge surrounded by private property.
Directions to site: Route 376 - Trappe Creek Bridge
Estimated width of body of water: 20 Yards
Estimated average depth of water in area: 2 and 2 feet
Shoreline Characteristics: Wooded and Shrubs. etc.
Land Activities nearby (industry, farming, urban, etc): Corn field, a small deli store, and a Residential dwelling.
Name: Joan Hersey
Location of Site: Berlin
Occupation: Yoga Practitioner and Instructor; writer Interests and Hobbies: Ecology, Economics, Earth Changes, People, Deep release of tension through stretches, dancing music
Spouse? Children?: neither
How long have you lived near the Coastal Bays? 3 years
If you moved to the area, why did you decide to move? To write about events and issues.
What do you enjoy most about the Coastal Bay (Fishing, Swimming, Boating, etc.)? The beauties, Wading on a sandy beach and strolling.
What do you like least about the Coastal Bays? Dead end canals and other constructs that prevent natural processes from co-existing easily with human habitations.
What related experience do you bring to the program? Eco-Yoga, Liberal Arts University Education.
Why did you decide to become a volunteer monitor? I love being able to participate in ventures that support and protect ecology.
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