Bioassessments & Benthic Macroinvertebrates

Bioassessments & Benthic Macroinvertebrates

Bioassessments & Benthic Macroinvertebrates collections were conducted this week and we had to share some photos from the field during the macroinvertebrate surveys in Harlan County, Kentucky. The above average rainfall in May 2016 revealed breathtaking waterfalls in this watershed.

Waterfall / Kentucky / Harlan Co.

Waterfall / Kentucky / Harlan Co.

Biological Systems Consultants typically assesses sampling sites for Kentucky macroinvertebrates February through May in headwater streams and May through September in wadeable streams.

Waterfall / Biological Assessment

Waterfall / Biological Assessment

 

Waterfall / Step Pool / Stream Assessments

Waterfall / Step Pool / Stream Assessments

Confluence / Stream Pool / Bedrock Substrate

Confluence of two tributaries / Pool Feature