Citizen Based Stream Monitoring
Image from monitoring site looking downstream (South)
This composite photo taken during the "500-year" flood on 8 June 2008 shows both the monitoring site (top) early in the day, and the entire floodplain (approx 1300 feet wide) later the same afternoon.
This photo of the monitoring site was taken 19 August 2007 during the first of two "500-year" floods within 10 months. This perspective is of the monitoring site looking west from the approach to the crossing.
This photo is the river at our monitoring site during a minor flood. Perspective is looking west from the approach to the crossing.
Minor flooding at our monitoring site. This perspective is looking west at the approach to the crossing.
This photo (taken 29 Nov. 2009) shows the monitoring site at normal water level.
Citizen-Based Stream Monitoring
Collect chemical, physical, and/or biological water quality data to assess the current overall stream health. The data can inform management decisions and may be used to identify impaired waters for biennial lists.