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Lower Yakima River
Water Quality & Habitat
Spring 2020 Meeting
Benton Conservation District (BCD) hosts the Lower Yakima Water Quality & Habitat Monitoring Group
to coordinate resources across multiple organizations. BCD thanks presenters, partner organizations, and meeting participants for working together to provide the best available science, as well as
shoreline landowners committed to wise stewardship.
Funding provided by Washington State Department of Ecology.
Scroll down for presentations from the Spring 2020 meeting.
Thermal Refuge Identification on Lower Yakima River
Andres Gendaszek, USGS
I-182 Thermal Refuge Assessment
Connor Parrish, MidColumbia Fisheries
Yakima River Water Stargrass, WQ & Nitrate Dynamics Rich Sheibley, USGS
Smolt Survival Study
Toby Kock, USGS
River Mile 25 Thermal Demonstration Site
Rebecca Wassell, MidColumbia Fisheries
Lower Yakima River Work to Date
Water Star Grass, Aaron Pelly
Surface Water Monitoring in the Lower Yakima Valley, Matthew Bischof and Abigail Nickelson
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