By John Bernard
I began my career as a citizen scientist with the Spring 2010 ARMN training class. Among the volunteer activities approved for service hours, I enjoy participation in one of several Arlington County sponsored stream monitoring volunteer teams. After I completed a class given by the County, I joined the team volunteers at Lubber Run.
There under the direction of Team Leader Stephanie Martin, we monitor the Macroinvertebrates in Lubber Run. We collect and count these “stream bugs” 4 times yearly in the winter, spring, summer, and fall. It is safe, fun, and gives an opportunity to make a difference. Continue reading