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  • Monthly Testing (2 sites): We conduct chemical and bacteriological testing on McAleer Creek and Lyon Creek each month. For the exact date, please contact Mark Phillips msphillips1ATcomcast.net. We usually meet at one of the stream sites at 9 a.m. 

  • Quarterly Testing (4 sites): Our next Quarterly Test date is Saturday, January 18, 2020. We meet at 9:00 am in the lower level of Lake Forest Park Town Center, near the library. After a brief business meeting, we head out in two teams to test McAleer and Lyon creeks. Each team typically visits two sites. We finish at about 11:30. No experience necessary. A certified stream tester is part of each team.

Brief meeting before testing
Brief organizational meeting before we test.
  • Annual BIBI testing: (held each Fall) We meet on the lower level of the Lake Forest Park Town Center near the library at 9:00 am. After a brief business meeting, we head out in two teams to conduct inventories of aquatic insects (Benthic Testing of Biotic Integrity) on McAleer and Lyon creeks. Each team typically visits two sites. We finish at about 12:30. No experience necessary. A certified stream tester is part of each team.
     Updated 12/13/2019