Sentinel Lakes


Aquatic Plant Assessments

Surveys conducted during summer for all sentinel lakes

Indicators Evaluated:

  • Frequency of Rooted Vegetation
  • Frequency of Curly-leaf pondweed
  • Frequency of Chara (Muskgrass)
  • Frequency of sensitive species
  • Frequency of tolerant species
  • Maximum Depth of Plant Growth
  • Species Diversity
  • Estimated Vegetation Cover
  • Index of Biotic Integrity

 

For specific questions or data requests please contact DNR Research Biologist Jeffrey Reed, jeffrey.reed@state.mn.us.