|The Stream Study|
The Stream Study provides a method to determine the water quality of a stream based on the collection and identification of stream-bottom macroinvertebrates. This is a multi-chapter activity designed for teachers, parents, and students. Specific sections of this site include the following: why it is important to study stream-bottom macroinvertebrates, identification of stream-bottom macroinvertebrates, collection and interpretation of data, and a glossary of terms used in the stream study.
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Please reference Izaak Walton League of America for the use of text and images from this site.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-180
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Mr Rick Webb
Department of Environmental Sciences