The person signing below, hereinafter referred to as Volunteer Monitor, hereby understands and acknowledges that:
The Volunteer Monitor has agreed to sample a body of water as designated by Michigan Lakes and Streams Association (hereinafter MLSA) pursuant to the Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program (hereinafter "Program"). The Volunteer Monitor gives MLSA permission to publish name(s) in the annual summary report.
The Volunteer Monitor is not an employee or agent of the Michigan Lakes and Streams Association, nor of the State of Michigan while performing these activities.
The Volunteer Monitor understands and assumes that he/she may encounter hazards from the presence of individuals using the body of water or from natural occurrences.
I, the below named person, having read and fully understanding this document, and in consideration of being accepted as a Volunteer Monitor, do hereby waive any and all claims against Michigan Lakes and Streams Association and/or the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, State of Michigan, or any agent or employee of Michigan Lakes and Streams Association and or the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, State of Michigan, acting lawfully and within the scope of his/her official duties arising during the course of my participation in the program. This includes but is not limited to, (1) claims by Volunteer Monitor, his estate, executor, administrator, heirs and assigns for wrongful death, personal injury, or property damage arising during the course of monitoring, or while traveling to and from monitoring location(s), and (2) claims for fines or other civil or criminal penalties or damages imposed upon Volunteer Monitor by a court of law arising in anyway from Volunteer Monitor participation in the program.
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