Results of the Post 2021 Method

Stream Information
Site Id MWA-04-31-08
Name Tamarack Creek
County Montcalm
Description 300 feet downstream of the flowing well located at Minnie Farmer Park, Howard City, Michigan
Latitude 43.398367
Longitude -85.462631

Macro Order Entry Information
Date 2021-09-18
Collection Time Start 10:35:00.00
Avg Water Depth(ft) 1
Weather conditions from last week Unseasonably warm, humid
Site Condition Issues None
Habitat Riffles presence
Habitat Rocks presence
Habitat Aquatic Plants absence
Habitat Runs absence
Habitat Backwater absence
Habitat Leaf Packs absence
Habitat Pools presence
Habitat Undercut-Vegetation absence
Habitat Wood absence
Collection Finish Time 11:15:00.00
ID Confidence 5
Hellgrammite (Dobsonfly) 1
Clubtail Dragonfly 1
Sensitive True Flies (water snipe fly, net-winged midge, dixid midge) --
Stonefly 15
Caddisfly --
Mayfly 42
Alderfly --
Scud 24
Dragonfly --
Beetle 79
Somewhat Sensitive True Flies --
Crayfish 22
Bivalves/Snails 9
True Bug --
Damselfly --
Sowbug --
Tolerant Truefly (mosquito, rat-tailed maggot, soldier fly) --
Leech --
Aquatic Worm --
Total Abundance 193
Total Diversity 8
Water Quality Rating Score 4.24
Water Quality Rating Category Very Good