Ten Mile Creek

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WTOP, Blog: Protecting wildlife in Ten Mile Creek from development (article and video)


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Organisms Found in 2011

Aeshnidae (darners)
Baetidae (small minnow mayflies)
Calopterygidae (broadwinged damselflies)
Chironomidae (midges)
Corydalidae (dobsonflies/fishflies)
Dryopidae (long-toed beetles)
Dytiscidae (predaceous diving beetles)
Ephemerellidae (spiny crawler mayflies)
Ephemerellidae G. Eurylophella Ephemerellidae G. Serratella Gomphidae (clubtail dragonflies)
Heptageniidae (flatheaded mayflies)
Heptageniidae G. Epeorus
Hydropsychidae (common netspinner caddisflies)
Leptoceridae (long-horned casemaker caddisflies)
Leuctridae (rolledwing stoneflies)
Nemouridae (Nemourid broadback stoneflies)
Oligochaeta (aquatic worms)
Perlidae (common stoneflies)
Perlodidae (Perlodid stoneflies)
Philopotamidae (fingernet caddisflies)
Physidae (pouch snails)
Planorbidae (Planorbid snails)
Polycentropodidae (trumpetnet caddisflies)
Rhyacophilidae (free-living caddisflies)
Sialidae (alderflies)
Simuliidae (black flies)
Tipulidae (crane flies)
Uenoidae (Uenoid casemaker caddisflies)

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3 - Team leader Cathy Wiss sets out the collecting pans

Team leader Cathy Wiss sets out the collecting pans.
(Photo by Pat Ratkowski)

1 -Trout were swimming in the high waters from melting snow and heavy rains in March 2010Trout were swimming in the high waters following melting snow and heavy rains in March 2010. (photo by Cathy Wiss)
 2 - By July 2010  the water level was much lowerThe water level was much lower in July 2010. (photo by Pat Ratkowski)
 4 - Joe Kilcoyne and Gale Minnich Blewis collect macroinvertebratesJoe Kilcoyne and Gale Minnich Blewis collect macroinvertebrates. (photo by Pat Ratkowski)
 5 - Debra Prybyla and Fred Seitz examine a leaf for hidden macroinvertebrates
Debra Prybyla and Fred Seitz examine a leaf for hidden macroinvertebrates. (photo by Pat Ratkowski)
 6 - Two-lined salamander eggs and larvae are often found during monitoring visits
Two-lined salamander eggs and larvae are often found during monitoring visits (photo by Diane Cameron)
 7 - Bullfrogs gather under the banks in a slow area of the creek
Bullfrogs gather under the banks in a slow area of the creek. (photo by Cathy Wiss)
 
Rhyacophilidae (free-living caddisflies) and Ameletidae (Ameletid mayflies) – both very sensitive – were found while monitoring in April 2011 (photo by Cathy Wiss)
 

High water in April 2011 undercut this tree.  By June 2011, it had fallen across the creek.  (photo by Cathy Wiss)

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