Macroinvertebrate Assessment of Environmental Conditions in Four Tributaries on the Red Clay Reservation

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Stroud Water Research Center scientists sampled stream macroinvertebrates (i.e., primarily insects, crayfish, and worms) and baseflow water chemistry to assess stream condition as a cumulative measure of the effects of land and water use in four small tributaries on the Red Clay Reservation. The stream assessments are being used in support of the restoration and management efforts to increase and protect plant and animal biodiversity throughout this 500-acre private land trust near Hockessin, Delaware.

Funded by: Red Clay Reservation

Principal Investigator: John K. Jackson

Project Year: 2011