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Timber/Fish/Wildlife Ecoregion Bioassessment Pilot Project

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
92-63July 1992January 1992
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Author(s) Plotnikoff, R.
Description Biological assessment of benthic macroinvertebrate communities was completed at forested stream reference sites in three ecoregions of Washington State: Puget Lowlands, Columbia basin, and Cascades. Characteristic chemical and biological patterns were explored through reference sites within each ecoregion. Physical characteristics of the reference sites within an ecoregion were reflective of mid-order stream types and conformed, as closely as possible, to the predefined site selection criteria. (See link to appendices below.)

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Keywords stream bioassessment, GIS, timber, stream, protocol, invertebrates, biological, bioassessment, habitat, environmental, surface water, flow, fish, urban, basin, water, chemical, water quality, assessment, Environmental Protection Agency, benthic
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 01,WRIA 10,WRIA 11,WRIA 15,WRIA 17,WRIA 24,WRIA 29,WRIA 30,WRIA 35,WRIA 38,WRIA 39,WRIA 46,WRIA 54)

Appendices for Timber/Fish/Wildlife Ecoregion Bioassessment Pilot Project