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Snapshots

  1. Just Around the Riverbend

    Snapshot Title: Just Around the Riverbend
    Taken by: icylilies87

    Image: Swift River upstream and down
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    are anglers or researchers. Perhaps both.



  2. % bare ground

    Snapshot Title: % bare ground
    Taken by: Eliza Maher Hasselquist

    Image: Swift River upstream and down
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    Gigapan could be used for stream studies looking at riparian area vegetation cover.



  3. Macroinvertebrate habitat

    Snapshot Title: Macroinvertebrate habitat
    Taken by: Jerry Schoen

    Image: Swift River upstream and down
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    These rocks provide good habitat for bottom dwelling stream insects and other aquatic bugs. Some bugs that were collected from this spot in 2010:
    tinyurl.com/2fr8hst Will open in a new tab or window



  4. Trout holding water

    Snapshot Title: Trout holding water
    Taken by: Jerry Schoen

    Image: Swift River upstream and down
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    Trout will often lie in shallow water at the tail of this long pool, both in midstream and under overhanging foliage on the far bank.
    Here's one that was caught here:
    tinyurl.com/2ac3q45 Will open in a new tab or window



  5. Flora and fauna

    Snapshot Title: Flora and fauna
    Taken by: Jerry Schoen

    Image: Swift River upstream and down
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    On this same day, several additional closeup photos were taken of riparian plants and aquatic insect larvae. They can be seen here: tinyurl.com/2uo9a7c Will open in a new tab or window



  6. fallen log

    Snapshot Title: fallen log
    Taken by: Jerry Schoen

    Image: Swift River upstream and down
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    Good trout habitat. They like to lie under cover such as this. Compare this with same scene two weeks later, after water levels had dropped from 171 CFS to 116 CFS:
    tinyurl.com/28gquft Will open in a new tab or window