USEPA's Volunteer Monitoring: A Methods Manual was written to provide a better understanding of the concepts and
procedures needed to evaluate the conditions of streams and rivers. To review a section of interest, simply click on
its link below; chapters, sections or the entire manual can be downloaded. For more specific information
refer to the program's standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Habitat and Macroinvertebrates
Managing Your Data
Appendices and additional resources
Note: The manual's sections and the complete manual are portable document files (PDF). Printed
copies may be available at the discretion of the coordinator to certified volunteer monitoring groups.