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The Outside Story: Keeping it clean downstream
The Outside Story
August 7, 2015

The Outside Story: Keeping it clean downstream

 

By Declan McCabe

In peaceful streams, aquatic macroinvertebrates such as crayfish, stoneflies, and caddisflies travel over and under submerged rocks, foraging for other invertebrates, leaves, and algae. When rain falls, their world turns upside down. At first only the surface is disturbed, but before…