Downstream of Marco Polo bridge

Marsh creek

St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

Downstream of Marco Polo bridge on the left side. Sample was taken in an eddy not in the direct current

Location created by
Roxanne MacKinnon
  • Lat: 45.2837494
  • Lng: -66.0510278
  • Waterbody Type: Unknown
  • Timezone: America/Moncton

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Invasive species = wild parsnip.
Birds seen = duck, goose, and gulls.
Plants = grasses were just starting to grow and dead stocks of wild flowers were observed along the hill down to the creek. Green algae was also observed in the shallow section of the watercourse.
The water clarity was rated as clear.
The canopy cover was rated as open.
The substrate was 50% cobble and 50% silt.
Lots of garbage in the riparian area and a shopping card in the creek.

2017-04-10 10:53 ADT by Roxanne MacKinnon