Physical Report - 9/28/17 @ Site: 3, Freelance Monitors

Site ID: 3
Date & Time: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 3:50pm
We can learn a lot about overall health, habitat for fish and wildlife, and possible pollution problems by taking a close look at the stream and recording what we see and smell. For more information about the Creek Freaks physical report and what it can tell you about a stream, click here.
The Water
Area of transect: 
35.30square feet
Average velocity: 
1.20feet/second
Flow: 
42.40cubic feet/second
Water appearance: 
clear
brownish
Odor: 
none
Under the Water
Stream bottom appearance: 
grey
black
Algae color and texture: 
light green
dark green
hairy
Algae amount: 
moderate
Stream bed stability: 
a few spots
Stream Banks
Stream bank composition: Trees: 
low
Stream bank composition: Shrubs: 
high
Stream bank composition: Grass: 
medium
Stream bank composition: Bare soil: 
low
Stream bank composition: Rocks: 
low
Stream bank erosion: 
0-19% (slight)
Streamside Plants
Riparian zone width left bank: 
11-50'
Riparian zone width right bank: 
11-50'
Stream channel shade: 
0-19% (almost none)
Additional Notes: 

Laramie River was restored within last 10 years by adding root wads and bank stabilization.

Location Type: 
Map
Location: 
POINT (-105.603246689 41.3057337115)