Monitoring

Effectiveness Monitoring of Exclusion Fencing
Collected field data on 24 sites to assess the effects of restoration to riparian and stream conditions of the Shasta River and Little Shasta River.  Work was contracted from the Shasta Valley Resource Conservation District under funding from the California Department of Fish and Game. Click here to see report.  

Stream 
Performed year-long monitoring of two comparison watersheds for the BLM Salem District as part of project to monitoring sediment deliver following forest harvests. Maintained automated water sampling stations on a cut and an uncut watershed, measured stream discharge, and performed turbidity analyses on samples. Field visits were performed three days per week.

Groundwater 

Designed and monitored a ground water array using shallow monitoring wells and pressure transducers to show ground water level changes over time and space.  The results were used to show likely paths of ground water flow along Shackleford Creek for the Quartz Valley Indian Reservation lands in the Scott Valley, CA. 

Spring Discharge

Maintained a periodic monitoring project of discharge and stage height for Big Springs Creek in the Mount Shasta City Park. Data show a decline in discharge about 2008 that has not yet recovered.