At right: Garrett's Mill Falls. Photo by Chuck Sutherland.
In certain cases, it is not simple to identify the reason a stream is unhealthy or cannot support aquatic life without extended periods of monitoring. Most often, there are other types of pollution, such as siltation or loss of vegetation, found at these sites. There are, however, certain cases in which “unknown” is the only cause of impairment- at these sites, further monitoring and investigation is needed in order to facilitate the reestablishment of the biological community.
How To Help (And Who Can Help You)1. Plan for a better future.2. Contact your representatives.3. Support your local watershed stewards.4. Spread the word.Ready To Make A Difference?Pledge to do one or more of these mitigation activities!