On July 5, a federal judge again blocked construction of a proposed $59 million irrigation dam and bypass channel on the Yellowstone River in Montana.
President Trump issued an executive order for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers to rescind and replace the Clean Water Rule.
Resolutions Passed at the 2017 National Convention
Izaak Walton League of America Solar Energy Protection Resolution There are many forms of energy that will be vital to the maintenance of sufficient energy supplies in the near future. Without them, energy shortages will reduce growth, increase hardships, and lead to political instability. Of these sources, one that has both immediate and long-term benefit to consumers and the environment is solar energy. Strongly supported by the federal government initially, solar power has recently come under attack at the state level by utility companies. Although there is some merit to their claims, the problems ...
PREPARE A TRANSECT
Before you measure the streamfow, you must frst defne the
area in which you are taking measurements. This is done by
creating a transect – a straight line that defnes a narrow
section through the stream. At your monitoring station, carry
one end of the rope across the stream and secure it around a
tree, shrub, or boulder on the far bank, one to two feet above
water level. On the near bank, across from where the frst
end was secured, tie the rope around a shrub/tree at same
height, making the rope taut across and above the stream.
Although the rope used to defne your transect ...
Flow Monitoring Data Form for Stream Monitors
Your Name: _____________________________________________________________________________
Group Name: ____________________________________________ Number of Participants:______________
Name of Stream: ____________________________ GPS Coordinates: _______________________________
City/State:______________________ Survey Date:__________ Start Time: _________ End Time: __________
Description of Site Location: _________________________________________________________________
WEATHER CONDITIONS (check all that apply)
Today: n Sunny n Overcast n Intermittent Rain n Steady Rain n Heavy Rain n Snow
Yesterday: n Sunny n Overcast n Intermittent Rain n Steady Rain n Heavy Rain n Snow
Day Before Yesterday: n Sunny n Overcast n Intermittent Rain n Steady Rain n Heavy Rain n Snow
Measure stream width at a point that visually appears to be the average width of the stream ...