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Al p.

Collected in the Benson Branch-Middle Patuxent River watershed on Monday, August 03, 2015 01:11 PM

Observations

Bank cover

mostly trees

Blockages

other natural debris

Exposed utilities

none

Invasive plants

yes - grassy plants

Left bank shape

concave

Right bank shape

sloped

Nearby land use

residential

Sedimentation

rocks half covered in mud

Streamside plants

mostly trees

Trash

light trash

Unusual conditions

none

Notes

This stream was surveyed for macro invertebrate in March 2014 and again in March 2015 thru the Md DNR Streamwader program under the sponsorship of CA by HoCo Watershed Stewards. The 2015 Index of Biotic Integrity score was VERY POOR.

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