Meadow Creek Spawning Channels

Integrated Ecological Research prepared this report for the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) to document the effect of gravel scarification at the Meadow Creek Spawning Channel (MCSC) on the levels of induced fine sediment and its dispersal in the Meadow Creek system downstream of the spawning channel.

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Data Collection Organization Integrated Ecological Research
Data Steward Email quamme@ecological.bc.ca
Citation Quamme, D. (2008). Meadow Creek Spawning Channel - Scarification Monitoring and Suspended Sediment Assessment 2003-2007. Prepared for Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, Nelson, BC. Prepared by Darcie Quamme, MSc., R.P. Bio., Integrated Ecological Research, Nelson, BC. Columbia Basin Water Hub (Dataset). Nelson, BC. (DOI)
Dataset Upload Year 2021
Funding Description The FWCP is a joint initiative between BC Hydro, the Ministry of Environment and Fisheries & Oceans Canada to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife populations affected by the construction of BC Hydro dams in Canada's portion of the Columbia Basin
Data Disclaimer No warranty or guarantee exists that the information is accurate, complete, current, or suitable for any purpose. The individual user must confirm the accuracy of the data and whether it will be appropriate for their purpose.
Data Type Stream
Keywords Fish,Habitat,Stream,Water Quality,People and Perspectives
Other Data Sources N/A
Brief description of location The Meadow Creek Spawning Channel is located 45 km north of Kaslo at the north end of Kootenay Lake. The spawning channel is supplied with water from diversions on Meadow Creek and John Creek. The spawning channel is 2.9 km long and on average 9.1 m wide with 26,390 m2 of spawning habitat.
Latitude 50.25411944444444
Longitude -116.99366666666667
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