MiCorps 2005 Training Event

Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program

About the Program

MiCorps' Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program (VSMP) provides technical assistance, training, and grants to volunteer stream monitors in Michigan to ensure that they are collecting reliable, high-quality data.

Technical Assistance

    Stream Monitoring Resources: Visit our stream monitoring resources webpage to find everything you need to get started in volunteer monitoring, including suggested equipment and other tips. More resources on volunteer monitoring can be found throughout the site.

    MiCorps listserv: The MiCorps listserv is an excellent resource for volunteer monitoring in Michigan. Post your questions and exchange information and ideas between volunteer monitoring program leaders, volunteers, and resource professionals.

    Contact Us: MiCorps staff are always available to answer your questions. Feel free to call or email us anytime.

Education and Training

Training events: The MiCorps training program offers training opportunities for both current and aspiring MiCorps volunteers. The MiCorps stream volunteer training focuses on monitoring stream habitat and macroinvertebrates.

MiCorps Conference: The annual MiCorps conference, held in the fall, provides education and training opportunities for volunteer monitors.


Volunteer Stream Monitoring Grant Program Brochure
(PDF - 247 KB, Tri-fold for 8.5x11 paper)



Program Contact

Paul Steen
MiCorps Program Manager
Huron River Watershed Council
Ph: 734-769-5123 x601
Email: psteen@hrwc.org

Header photo: Glen Lake, MI by Sean McKendall
Webmaster: Laura Andrews
Program administered by the Great Lakes Commission
and supported by funding from the
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality