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Adopt-A-Stream Macroinvertebrate Monitoring Workshop

stream bug collecting
Sat, Jan 26, 10:30 am – Sat, Jan 26, 2:00 pm

Macroinvertebrate Monitoring Workshop for Quality Assurance
Biological Monitoring - 4 hours 

Learn how to sample the biological aspects of a stream. The macroinvertebrates (insects, mollusks, & crustaceans) found in a stream are excellent indicators of the condition of both water quality and habitat. This workshop will focus on collection techniques for either rocky or muddy bottom streams and macroinvertebrate identification. A quality assurance test is available at the end of the workshop for those who wish to test their skills. Volunteers who identify the macroinvertebrates with 90% accuracy and pass the written test with a score of 80% or better will be considered a QA/QC volunteer for one year.

Bring a lunch and dress for the weather. This workshop will require some classroom time and some outdoor time. Rain will keep this workshop indoors.

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Event Contact Info

Watershed Stewardship Program
email:  [email protected]

33.9126413, -84.5574075