Tag Archive 'monitoring'

It’s impossible to know where you are going without understanding where you stand right now. Unfortunately, in the relatively new industry of stream, river and wetland restoration, there are individuals and companies making recommendations, and even performing work, without properly evaluating the current condition of the resource. Baseline assessment can best be described as the […]

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Many expensive stream projects fail because they are not guided by science, experts say.  At Trout Headwaters, Inc. we have a long tradition of promoting the use of baseline assessments in stream, river and wetland restoration.  We even developed a patented system, RiverWorks Rapid Assessment System® (RRAS), to help standardize the assessment process. The first […]

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                Photographs Copyright 2011 by Lisa Marr/Trout Headwaters Inc.  No reproduction or reuse of these images without expressed written consent.

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A baseline assessment can best be described as the basis by which to judge the success of any action taken to conserve, protect, enhance or restore water resources. Monitoring, when properly executed, continues to evaluate the health of the resource after any action is taken in order to track results in a meaningful way. Trout […]

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Trout Headwaters has been providing water resource assessment, inventory and monitoring as part of successful restoration for many years, and continually look for ways to decrease costs and increase value for our clients. Since field data collection demands specialized equipment and skilled personnel, some project managers skip the assessment process altogether and more still fail to monitor […]

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Wildlife management starts with good planning! Whether your goals are to increase wildlife populations or increase recreational use income on your property, thorough planning is key to meeting your management objectives. Management is commonly comprised of planning, organization and monitoring. Planning is the foundation upon which the other two management functions rest. It is a […]

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