GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Stream Conditions of the Upper Big Hole Watershed, Montana, 2005

Data Provider USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Date 2005
Content Type Offline Data
Abstract These data consist of the locations and photographs of features that effect stream conditions in the upper Big Hole River watershed of southwestern Montana. The data were collected in the field during the year 2005 by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks.The types of features inventoried included irrigation ditches, bridge crossings, corrals, fencle lines, beaver dams, beaver ponds, flumes, former channel beds, side channels, automobile bodies, return flows, diversion structures, AquaRod stations, eroding stream banks, bank failure and collapses, channel intersections, obstructions, pools, riffles, staff gauges, rock riprap, berms, fords, fence crossings, culverts, debris piles, diversions, diversion structures, headgates, fish ladders, flumes, and livestock watering, feeding, and holding facilities.In addition to the inventoried features, there are layers giving the legal centroids of points of diversion from the water rights records of the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation for 37 ranches in the area.The data were developed as part of a cooperative effort between state and federal agencies who were working together to benefit fluvial arctic grayling habitat. The data were housed at the Montana State Library and were available for viewing by project partners between 2007 and 2011 with an on-line mapping application at http://bigholewatershed.org.
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Distribution liability The Montana State Library provides this product/service for informational purposes only. The Library did not produce it for, nor is it suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. Consumers of this information should review or consult the primary data and information sources to ascertain the viability of the information for their purposes. The Library provides these data in good faith but does not represent or warrant its accuracy, adequacy, or completeness. In no event shall the Library be liable for any incorrect results or analysis; any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages to any party; or any lost profits arising out of or in connection with the use or the inability to use the data or the services provided. The Library makes these data and services available as a convenience to the public, and for no other purpose. The Library reserves the right to change or revise published data and/or services at any time.
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Metadata date 06/01/2015