Accession Number : ADA336638

Title :   Massachusetts Wetlands Restoration Study: A Review of Project Monitoring Procedures.

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV

PDF Url : ADA336638

Report Date : AUG 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : The purpose of this study was to assist the Wetlands Restoration and Banking Program (MWRP) in evaluating wetland restoration monitoring strategies for the Commonwealth. The report discusses the different project contexts within which monitoring is conducted; provides guidance for establishing performance criteria; recommends a monitoring framework based on a review of two approaches to monitoring; and discusses the use of reference wetlands for evaluating restoration project success. The study was conducted under the authority contained in the Section 22 Planning Assistance to States Program.

Descriptors :   *MONITORING, *WATER CONSERVATION, WATERSHEDS, WETLANDS, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, MASSACHUSETTS.

Subject Categories : Ecology
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE