The Wisconsin River. Mrs. Hoffmann May 21, 2013. The Wisconsin River is “the hardest-working river in the United States!”. https://vimeo.com/20854491. For this part you need to focus on three topics:. The reading for last week discussed indicators of the health of our river based on:
May 21, 2013
“the hardest-working river in the
Water downstream from major cities became very polluted.
- municipal wastes
- industrial pollution
There are standard tests that are done by ‘water chemists’ to collect data on the water in the river.
A rash from wading in an algae bloom
MORE OXYGEN DISSOLVES:
FISH KILL ON THE EAU PLEINE:
7. There are 120 waste treatment facilities located along the Wisconsin River.“the hardest-working river in the United States!”
9. This is quite a bit since there are only 35 cities along the river.
There are 92 smaller towns, though
http://www.wicd15.com/news/top-stories/stories/the-dangers-goose-poop-7184.shtml 2 min
numerous partnerships with state agencies to prevent pollution/ clean up the waters.
Individuals are doing their part, too.
They can’t move well, so they are good indicators… some are very sensitive according to the BIOTIC INDEX
Hunting and trapping