Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring  Site 32 - 79th Street & the Bay, Ocean City
Site Characteristics
This site is on Isle of Wight Bay and has been
monitored by John Kelly since August 1997. 

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Site Name: # 32 79th Street & the bay, Ocean City

Monitor: J. Kelley

Is the site on Private or Public owned property? Public

Directions to site:  79th Street and Bay, Ocean City MD

Estimated width of body of water: 10 yards

Estimated average depth of water in area: 18 inches

Shoreline Characteristics:  Terrapins - Muskrat - Shorebirds as well as minnows and crabs. There are an abundance of Terrapin eggs developed each spring.

Land Activities nearby (industry, farming, urban, etc):  Street Drain

MCBP Volunteer Questionnaire

Name: John F. Kelly

Site#: 32                             Site Name: Ocean City 79th street & Bay

Location of Site: 79th Street Ocean City MD

Spouse? Children?: Daughter - Erin Kelly

How long have you lived near the Coastal Bays? 2 2 years

If you moved to the area, why did you decide to move?

What did you enjoy most about the Coastal Bay (Fishing, Swimming, Boating, etc.)? Fishing, Crabbing, Nature Watching

What do you like least about the Coastal Bays? Over-Use / Jet Ski - Small Boats Erosion

What related experience do you bring to the program? Sport Fisherman

Why did you decide to become a volunteer monitor? Concerns of Bay Water Quality

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