Old Trace Park

Ross Barnett Reservoir

Ridgeland, Mississippi, United States

Shoreline park on the west side of the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Lots of boat traffic. Canada Geese are prevalent. Sample in front of the electrical platform.

Location created by
Abby Braman
  • Site ID: OTP
  • Lat: 32.4243659
  • Lng: -90.0802732
  • Waterbody Type: Unknown
  • Timezone: America/Chicago

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The rain was about to start at the time of water sample collection. The water was choppy and the concrete barrier was wet. No geese were present and no evidence of geese was found around collection site. Walkers were on the path.

2018-08-29 18:52 CDT by Sheila Kearney

The geese were back at collection site. The water was slightly choppy and occasionally flowing over concrete barrier. Mushrooms were also present near collection site.

2018-08-22 18:55 CDT by Sheila Kearney

Very calm. No rainfall within 24 hours.

2018-08-17 08:47 CDT by Abby Braman

Water slightly choppy, occasionally lapping over concrete barrier. No evidence of geese at collection site. Rained within 24 hours. Brown, foamy scum on top of water.

2018-08-08 18:48 CDT by Sheila Kearney

The water was calm. Walkers with a dog and cyclists were on the trail. No evidence of geese was found near collection site. Someone was fishing to the left of the collection site.

2018-08-01 06:34 CDT by Sheila Kearney

Water was calm with gentle waves. Geese were to the left of collection site. Two people were fishing to the left of the collection site. No rain within 24 hours.

2018-07-25 18:52 CDT by Sheila Kearney

Joggers and walkers on path. Two boys were playing by the water and pushing rocks in the water. Only saw one Canada goose to the left of collection site. The grass had recently been cut and grass clipping were on the concrete near the water. Also saw sticks, pine cones, and other debris floating in the water. The water was calm with gentle waves. It rained within 24 hours of water sample collection.

2018-07-19 18:58 CDT by Sheila Kearney

At time of collection, the water was slightly choppy with gentle waves. There were geese to the left of the collection site, and evidence that geese had been present at our collection site. The rain started almost immediately after sample collection was completed.

2018-07-11 18:35 CDT by Sheila Kearney

No geese were present at the collection site. Geese were to the far left of the collection site. The wind was strong. The water was choppy and flowing over the concrete barrier. No rain within 24 hours.

2018-07-03 18:55 CDT by Sheila Kearney

Geese were in the water, on land, and on the concrete walkway. Geese droppings were everywhere. Bikes and joggers were also present and someone was operating a drone. The water was calm except for geese splashing in it. No rain in 24 hours.

2018-06-27 18:47 CDT by Sheila Kearney