A Volunteer Pipeline Visual Assessment Program has been developed by Trout Unlimited and the West Virginia Rivers Coalition to support and train volunteer citizen observers to identify, document and report pollution incidents associated with large-scale pipeline development. A series of free webinars have been scheduled for March 13 for Virginia residents and March 27 for West Virginians.
The webinars will instruct volunteers about erosion control best management practices used in pipeline development, specific examples of pollution to look for, and how to best document those problems. After the webinar, volunteer observers will be able to report pollution incidents to TU and WV Rivers. To learn more, visit the program webpage.
To participate in the program, please register for the webinar in the state in which you plan to monitor:
For more information, please contact Jake Lemon, TU’s Eastern Angler Science Coordinator, at .