Massachusetts Probabilistic Monitoring & Assessment Program: 2015 Sampling Schedule

How to use the schedule: 
Note: The first schedule will be posted in the March/April timeframe for a given sampling year:
• Each sample site has a unique code that appears on your contact letter. The code looks like this: MAP2-402 or RSN2-183.
• Find your unique code referenced in your permission request letter in the table below to find your Sampling Group.
• Consult the calendar below to find the dates for your Sampling Group.

2015 Sampling Schedule

Month
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

May

May-4May-5May-6May-7May-8
 Group 1
Water Quality
Group 2
Water Quality
  
May-11May-12May-13May-14May-15
 Group 3
Water Quality
Group 4
Water Quality
Group 5
Water Quality
 
May-18May-19May-20May-21May-22
     
May-25May-26May-27May-28May-29
Memorial Day    

June

Jun-1Jun-2Jun-3Jun-4Jun-5
 Group 1
Water Quality
Group 2
Water Quality
Group 3
Water Quality
 
Jun-8Jun-9Jun-10Jun-11Jun-12
 Group 4
Water Quality
Group 5
Water Quality
  
Jun-15Jun-16Jun-17Jun-18Jun-19
     
Jun-22Jun-23Jun-24Jun-25Jun-26
 Fish Population Sampling Begins* Group 1
Probe Deploy
 
     
Jun-29Jun-30Jul-1Jul-2Jul-3
 Group 2
Probe Deploy
Group3
Probe Deploy
Group 4
Probe Deploy
 

July

Jul-6Jul-7Jul-8Jul-9Jul-10
Macroinvertebrate Sampling Begins*Group 5
Probe Deploy
Group 1
Water Quality
Group 2
Water Quality
 
Jul-13Jul-14Jul-15Jul-16Jul-17
 Group 3
Water Quality
Group 4
Water Quality
Group 5
Water Quality
 
Jul-21Jul-22Jul-23Jul-24Jul-25
     
Jul-27Jul-28Jul-29Jul-30Jul-31
   Group 1
Water Quality
 

August

Aug-3Aug-4Aug-5Aug-6Aug-7
 Group 2
Water Quality
 
Group 3
Water Quality
Group 4
Water Quality
 
Aug-10Aug-11Aug-12Aug-13Aug-14
 Group 5
Water Quality
   
Aug-17Aug-18Aug-19Aug-20Aug-21
 Macroinvertebrate Sampling Ends*   
Aug-24Aug-25Aug-26Aug-27Aug-28
     

September

Aug-31Sep-1Sep-2Sep-3Sep-4
 Group 1
Water Quality
Group 2
Water Quality
Group 3
Water Quality
 
Sep-7Sep-8Sep-9Sep-10Sep-11
Labor Day Group 4
Water Quality
Group 5
Water Quality
 
Sep-14Sep-15Sep-16Sep-17Sep-18
     
Sep-21Sep-22Sep-23Sep-24Sep-25
  Group 1
Probe Pickup
Group 2
Probe Pickup
 
Sep-28Sep-29Sep-30Oct-1Oct-2
 Group 3
Probe Pickup
Group 4
Probe Pickup
 Fish Population Sampling Ends*

October

Oct-5Oct-6Oct-7Oct-8Oct-9
     
Oct-12Oct-13Oct-14Oct-15Oct-16
Columbus Day    
Oct-19Oct-20Oct-21Oct-22Oct-23
     
Oct-26Oct-27Oct-28Oct-29Oct-30

* Macroinvertebrate and Fish Population sampling scheduled begin/end dates are approximate due to weather and other field conditions. The exact timing of these efforts is not decided until the day of sampling.

Sampling Sites by Group

Site
Sampling Group
MAP2-642Group 2
MAP2-646Group 3
MAP2-651Group 4
MAP2-652Group 4
MAP2-654Group 3
MAP2-655Group 5
MAP2-657Group 2
MAP2-660Group 4
MAP2-663Group 1
MAP2-665Group 1
MAP2-667Group 5
MAP2-670Group 3
MAP2-673Group 2
MAP2-675Group 1
MAP2-677Group 1
MAP2-680Group 5
MAP2-681Group 2
MAP2-682Group 1
MAP2-685Group 2
MAP2-690Group 5
MAP2-692Group 5
MAP2-693Group 1
MAP2-694Group 5
MAP2-696Group 5
MAP2-698Group 3
MAP2-700Group 4
MAP2-703Group 5
MAP2-705Group 2
MAP2-707Group 3
MAP2-710Group 3
MAP2-714Group 1
MAP2-715Group 4
MAP2-716Group 4
MAP2-717Group 2
MAP2-718Group 3