Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring
Site 18 - Figgs Landing
Site Name: #18, Figgs Landing
Monitor (s): Alice Tweedy
Date (s): 8/1/97-8/8/98
Is the site on Private or Public owned property? Private
Estimated width of body of water: 5 miles
Estimated average depth of water in area: 2 2 to 3 feet
Shoreline Characteristics: Bulkheads - sand - nearby rip rap and beach sand.
Land Activities nearby (industry, farming, urban, etc): Farming - corn / soybeans. Residential grass - no pesticides - no fertilizer used.
Name: Alice Tweedy
Location of Site: Figgs Landing
Interests and Hobbies: Skiing, Sailing, Camping, Gardening, and Historic Preservation.
Spouse? Children?: Yes, 2 Children (Living elsewhere)
How long have you lived near the Coastal Bays? Eight years
If you moved to the area, why did you decide to move? To live on the "water" - - Be near an outer beach.
What did you enjoy most about the Coastal Bay (Fishing, Swimming, Boating, etc.) All
What do you like least about the Coastal Bays? Nothing
What related experience do you bring to the program? Biology Major
Why did you decide to become a volunteer monitor? Interest in protecting the bays.
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