Level 3 Stream Survey results for Sleepy Creek near it’s mouth at River Rd.August 13 2015, 8:30 am.
Participants: Jeff Iliff, , Bob Meadows, Norman Dean, Stan Oaks and Michael Brooks.
Latitude: 39-40-10 Longitude: 78-5-9
Ambient temp: 87 deg. hot and sunny
Habitat conditions: 152 Suboptimal
Biological conditions: 76.8 Suboptimal
There were 191 low tolerance benthic macroinvertebrates represented by 6 types, 133 ‘critters’ of 7 types in the medium tolerance category, and 5 bugs of 3 types in the high tolerance category.
Click on our ‘Stream Monitoring’ category (to the right) to see stream monitoring results for other Sleepy Creek Locations this year, as well as a deeper explanation of the process in a posting called, “What is stream monitoring and what do the numbers mean?”