Trash Monitoring Workgroup
Citizen Science Subcommittee
About the Subcommittee
Evaluate the use of citizen science (CS) monitoring data for evaluating the impact of the trash amendments on trash in waterways.
Share information regarding monitoring groups / initiatives
Identify or develop CS protocol
Promote and enhance data collection and communication among CS groups in California
Outreach limitations, tools’ inability to meet all needs
Develop guidance on feasibility on integrating citizen science data into compliance monitoring
Establish set of tools to provide uniformity and rigor
Coordinate and communicate among CS groups
Discover more information about the Trash Monitoring Workgroup, attend our meetings, and sign up to the membership list at the official site:
2020 Trash Events
The State Water Board’s Office of Information Management and Analysis plans to host the following events in 2020, which will focus on addressing some of the questions above. Mark your calendars for the following events:
June 28-29, 2020, Sacramento
Oct – Nov 2020, Specific date(s) and Location TBD
More details on specific topics and event logistics coming soon!
If you are interested in hosting, collaborating with the State Water Boards, or participating in an event that will tackle some of these questions, please let us know by filling out our Trash Stakeholder Questions Survey!