Wild Watershed Broads of Southern Colorado • Entered by Fran Silva-Blayney on January 2, 2022

Water sampling

December 31, 2021

Participants and Hours

Pre Planning hours 1
Post Admin hours 1.5
Activity Hours 3
Participants 4
Total Hours 14.5

Key Issue: Water-related Conservation
Activity Type: Stewardship (monitoring, sampling, planting, etc.)
Key Partners: Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Measurable Outcomes

Outcome 1: Stream/river sampled (2 )

Short Description of Activity

Water sampling at two sites along Fountain Creek.


The objective is to collect water samples for the River Watch program. Yes, the goal was met.


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Photo Captions

1. Patience holding a BOD (biological on demand bottle) with a fixed sample for measuring dissolved oxygen in Fountain Creek.
2. Patience and Fran seined Fountain Creek to practice collecting macroinvertebrates. We found a caddis which you can see in the photo. It looks like a green worm.
3.The area of Fountain Creek where we conduct monthly water sampling.