Mill Creek

Map of All SitesWater Quality Monitoring

site 11 chart mill creek tributary of rock creek upstream of redland road chart

Organisms Found in 2010

Athericidae (watersnipe flies)
Baetidae (small minnow mayflies)
Chironomidae (midges)
Decapoda (crayfish)
Elmidae (riffle beetles)
Hirudinea (leeches)
Hydropsychidae (common netspinner caddisflies)
Limnephilidae (northern casemaker caddisflies)
Oligochaeta (aquatic worms)
Philopotamidae (fingernet caddisflies)
Physidae (pouch snails)
Planariidae (planarians/flatworms)
Simuliidae (black flies)
Unknown Anisoptera (dragonflies)

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1 - The reach monitored is upstream of Redland Road

 The reach monitored is upstream of Redland Road. (Photo by Barbara Elkus)

 1---Using-a-D-net-to-collect-macroinvertebrates

Using a D-net to collect macroinvertebrates (Photo by Cathy Wiss)

3 - Team leader Connie Nissley and Lyn Garrity examine the net

Team leaders Connie Nissley and Lyn Garrity examine the net. (Photo by Cathy Wiss)

 4 - Lyn Garrity  Connie Nissley_ and Mi Ae Kim enjoy sorting

 Lyn Garrity, Connie Nissley, and Mi Ae Kim enjoy sorting. (Photo by Barbara Elkus)

3---Lyn,-Anne,-Connie,-and-Barbara-look-for-macroinvertebrates

 Lyn Garrity, Anne Fretz, Connie Nissley, and Barbara Elkus look for macroinvertebrates. (Photo by Cathy Wiss)

6 - Barbara Elkus conducts the habitat assessment

 Barbara Elkus conducts the habitat assessment. (Photo by Cathy Wiss)

7 - In spring the stream is often carpeted with algae

 In spring, the stream is often carpeted with algae. (Photo by Barbara Elkus)

5---Stormwater-runoffwashes-trash-and-debris-onto-the-bank

Stormwater runoff washes trash and debris onto the banks. (Photo by Cathy Wiss)

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