Re: NANFA-L-- The Mad River March...

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- The Mad River March...
From: Todd D. Crail (tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu)
Date: Mon Nov 22 2004 - 11:35:45 CST

Actually, there are LOTS of interesting streams remaining (I just need to
write about them :). Even in streams that have degraded considerably. We
just need to show people something lives there! This is a _fine_ example of
range reexpansion... There are pockets of relicts all over the place
depending on Farmer X or Developer Y making sane decisions about how they
went with land use :)

Glad you guys enjoyed read it. I enjoyed doing it and then typing about it.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Stallsmith" <>

> Sounds like a good day, Todd, hitting some of the remaining interesting
> streams in Ohio. If it doesn't rain I hope to get out on Wednesday to
> seine a local creek west of here to determine if Threatened slackwater
> darters are present. They're probably not (Piney Creek system in Limestone
> County, AL, with no records) but there may be flame chubs present which
> would be a consolation prize. It's a beautiful creek that's obviously
> suffered from poor land management on adjacent lands since American
> settlement about 1810. One obvious problem is thickets of privet
> streamside, along with banks too sharply cut by too many flood events. Oh
> well... I'm glad that parts of Ohio have survived and are recovering.

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