Cold Stream Watershed Dendrology

Cold Stream Watershed contains many species of woody vegetation, the following is a sample of the various species that are most prevalent in the watershed today. Some species are under pressure have due to natural and man-made activity. Invasive species have also taken there toll on native species within the watershed. Identifying current species andContinue reading “Cold Stream Watershed Dendrology”

Cold Stream Watershed

How to use the information presented in this blog pertaining to Cold Stream Watershed. If you are interested in investigating, researching, and/or understanding the relationship of a stream near you and how human activity effects that watershed some of these items mentioned in this blog may assist in your understanding…I hope so. Cold Stream WatershedContinue reading “Cold Stream Watershed”

Cold Stream – Invasive Species

A pervasive invasive species has rooted near Cold Stream at a point where it enters the Cedar River and has progressively moved upstream. This species thrives in the disturbed portion of the riparian buffer that has been cleared in the past few years due to increased construction activity near the stream. additional disturbance was broughContinue reading “Cold Stream – Invasive Species”

Cold Stream – Monitoring Equipment

I have identified some equipment that may be useful to setup a watershed monitoring program for Cold Stream. Here are some equipment suggestions to assist in monitoring the Cold Stream watershed. Some of this equipment would be unnecessary for constant monitoring however a seasonal monitoring program would require most of this equipment. Therefore, I triedContinue reading “Cold Stream – Monitoring Equipment”