(IBI) scores that function much like grades on a report card. According to Mike Isensee, Administrator for the Carnelian-Marine-St. Croix Watershed District, Mill Stream will likely get an IBI score of “B” in 2022.Read More
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Can that baby dragon fly?
Most people consider dragonflies and damselflies to be terrestrial flying insects, but in fact, they spend more than half of their lives in the water.Read More
What do bugs have to do with it?
One of the best measures of stream health is the amount and biodiversity of macroinvertebrates we can find in the water.Read More
Splish, Splash, Creepy Crawlies
Aquatic macroinvertebrates are small animals that live in the water and are big enough to see with the naked eye … insects, snails, clams, shrimp, leeches and other creepy crawlies.Read More