Assessment of Stream Healthy using Physical Attributes

1) habitat diversity, 2) substrate characteristics, and 3) incision ratio (wide and depth of stream bed.

 

Human Impacts on Stream Ecosystems

Inquiry based exploration of human impacts on stream ecosystems: The Mud Creek Case Study.  

Urban Stormwater Management

When water falls on your property during rain events, where does the water go? What can I do to mitigate the impacts of increase quantity of water from urban “run-off” to help reduce the quantity of water reaching the creek nearest my house that floods, and reduce the pollutants (yard fertilizer and car oil in the street for example) that get washed into the creek?