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Sustainable Design Green Means The Evergreen State College WATERSHED MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP Winter 2005 Impara Leverich and Van Dusen NAMES The goal of this assignment is to introduce you to concepts of watershed functions natural processes and watershed management human processes This should help you address your work on the Capitol Lake Envisioning Project Attached are three maps a physiographic map of the Deschutes watershed a land use land cover map of the Deschutes watershed and a legend map WA State for the land use land cover map Watershed Description Give a brief description from headwaters to the sound of the physiography topography of the watershed What type of land use land covers are present in the watershed Describe any general patterns to land use land cover you see Describe any spatial correlation that you can discern between physiography topography and land use land cover What are some of the largest patches in the watershed Smallest What is the land use cover for those patches What type of patch connectivity do you observe between similar patch types in the watershed What discontinuity or fragmentation do you observe Describe their relative location in the watershed Watershed Management Who are the main stakeholders in the management of the Deschutes River Watershed What type of non point source pollution do you think will be present in this watershed Where land use cover type will the types of non point source pollution you identified above be located What are some interventions you could propose to address fragmentation problems the need for corridors small patch sizes pattern issues What are some interventions you could propose to address pollution sedimentation and stormwater issues Additional Information sources WA Dept of Ecol Water Resource Inventory Area WRIA 13 Deschutes River http www ecy wa gov programs eap wrias 13 html USEPA http cfpub epa gov surf huc cfm huc code 17110016 Estuary Studies http www epa gov owow estuaries sheds htm Fact



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