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Biological integrity of four Flathead Valley streams

by Loren L. Bahls

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Published by Montana Dept. of Environmental Quality in Helena, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality biological assessment -- Flathead River Valley (B.C. and Mont.),
  • Groundwater -- Quality -- Flathead River Valley (B.C. and Mont.)

  • About the Edition

    Sampling streams include Ashley Creek, East Spring Creek, the Stillwater River, and the Whitefish River.

    Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the Flathead Basin Commission ; prepared by Loren L. Bahls, Water Quality Division, Montana Dept. of Environmental Quality.
    ContributionsMontana. Dept. of Environmental Quality., Flathead Basin Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23281627M
    OCLC/WorldCa50784913

      Flathead Valley Bureau reporter Tristan Scott can be reached at () or at [email protected] You must be logged in to react. Click any reaction to login. But in the Flathead Valley, acre-feet of water really is just a drop in the bucket. A study by the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology estimated total pumping from the deep alluvial.

      Introduction. Recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings, related to Clean Water Act (CWA) decisions by federal regulatory agencies (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), underscore the need for an improved scientific understanding of the influence of headwater areas and upland (low-order) streams on the physical, chemical, and biological integrity . 81 4. Landscapes and Ecological Variability of Rivers in North America: Factors Affecting Restoration Strategies F. R. HAUER,1 C. N. DAHM,2 G. A. LAMBERTI,3 AND J. A. STANFORD 1 Abstract.—River ecosystem integrity is evaluated within a variety of landscape exam-ine influences of variations in natural processes and human actions on river ecosystems and.

      The wild valley cut by the Flathead River along the western boundary of Glacier spans the border. and more than four miles of road and two . iron produced by biological activity is able to promote further oxidation and dissolution of pyrite, pyrrhotite, and marcasite (FeS 2, a dimorph of pyrite). Once formed, the acid can dissolve other sulfide minerals, such as arsenopyrite (FeAsS).


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The North Flathead Valley & The Flathead River Corridor Flathead Basin, Montana Flathead Lakers Ap Flathead Lake Biological Station; Charles Blem, Ornithologist/Ecologist at the Virginia Commonwealth Stream Restoration 23 Education and Outreach 24 Collaboration Creeks; and, as many as sixty other small streams.

These waterways cover a drainage basin area of approximately 8, square miles.5 Historic Setting Pre-Contact Indigenous peoples have inhabited a wide region surrounding Flathead Lake for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. An abundance of streams, rivers, and lakes formed byFile Size: 88KB.

Riverscapes (river ecosystems) are composed of catchment basins embedded within regional landscapes across the continents. The basic attributes of riverscapes are (1) the river, (2) its floodplains and other spatially heterogeneous and interconnected structures or habitats, and (3) the exchange of water, chemicals, and biota among those habitats.

The four groups are also urging the B.C. government to dedicate a park in the southeastern one-third of the Flathead River Valley, adjacent to.

Soils on stream valley bottoms, terraces and kames; Soils in these functional groups were formed in place by weathering of Belt rocks and from Belt rock-derived material deposited by glaciers and streams.

These functional groups primarily support forested vegetation and almost all soils in these groups exhibit presence of volcanic ash surfaces. Authorities arrested two Valley Stream residents Monday on misdemeanor charges following racial harassment allegations from a Black woman who lives next door to them after an ongoing dispute between the neighbors, according to the Nassau district attorney's office.

In the Flathead region, the ice, from valley bottom to ice surface, was over 4, feet thick at its maximum and covered all of the Salish Range on the west side of the valley, all but the highest peaks in Glacier National Park, and most of the Whitefish, Swan, and northern Mission mountains.

The abundance of lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, and agricultural lands of the Flathead and Smith Valleys in northwest Montana attracts a significant number of migratory waterfowl moving from wintering grounds to breeding habitats each spring.

These diverse habitats provide food and resting areas for thousands of waterfowl and other waterbirds each year. Channel morphology was characterized at 10 of 12 stream sites using foot (minimum) longitudinal profiles, four cross-sections each, and pebble counts.

Channel slopes ranged from in Poplar Run near Newry to in Mill Run. In general, streams draining watersheds of 5 square miles or less and at higher elevation had the steepest slopes. Flathead Lake Current Elevation Select USGS Streamflow Readings.

North Fork at Flathead BC North Fork near Columbia Falls Middle Fork near West Glacier South Fork above Hungry Horse Res. South Fork near Columbia Falls Flathead River at Columbia Falls Stillwater River at Lawrence Park.

R.H. Norris, M.T. Barbour, in Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, Biota represent the health of aquatic ecosystems, both good and bad, and can show the effects of most human activities on water bodies.

Bioassessment of inland waters has gained momentum as managers, the public, and legislators have come to understand the importance of maintaining healthy aquatic biota for sustainable water use. HeadwatersUnity In the Flathead Valley, two women find solace, support, and joy in shared experiences of MENZEL Curled up together on a porch in Whitefish, Sami Francine and Tanya Gersh have the giddy energy of newly-minted BFFs.

The evening marks. “Flathead Lake, of course, receives its water from rivers protected by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, and Flathead Lake is renowned for its water quality and water clarity,” says Jim Elser, director of the Flathead Lake Biological Station.

“People love Flathead Lake because it’s one of the clearest heavily used lakes in the Western. Auberge at Missoula Valley American Way, Missoula, MT The Haskill Basin Watershed Council (HBWC), in partnership with the Flathead Conservation District (FCD), works to maintain and enhance the chemical, biological, and physical integrity of Haskill Creek through a voluntary and cooperative effort.

Since its inception inHBWC has pursued a variety of. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video.

An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "Final report of the Steering Committee for the Flathead River Basin Environmental Impact Study".

Flathead Lake on the south. Valley elevati ons range from about 2, feet near Flathead Lake to about 3, feet in the Columbia Falls-Whitefish area. Four rivers, the Flathead, Stillwater, Whitefish, and Swan, enter the upper Flathead River valley. Streamflow records are available for the 8 stream-gaging stations operating in the area.

The. Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring had alerted the world to the dangers of DDT, which worried Doug and his twin brother Don.

Both held degrees in wildlife biology, so in conjunction with the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station, they volunteered to conduct a year study of osprey numbers.Headwater streams and wetlands are integral components of watersheds that are critical for biodiversity, fisheries, ecosystem functions, natural resource-based economies, and human society and culture.

These and other ecosystem services provided by intact and clean headwater streams and wetlands are critical for a sustainable future.

Many of these small reservoir lakes were created during the early- to mid's for recreation, water storage, and drinking water prior to the golden days of the Lake and Stream Survey. Small reservoirs in Hoosier National Forest have experienced an increasing number of fish kills, affecting species diversity and biological condition.