- Author: Guy B Kyser
Joe DiTomaso and I are supposed to monitor the effectiveness of a hydrilla treatment in a pond near Marysville. I usually work on rangeland, where things stay put - the plants don't float away, and the equipment doesn't sink out of sight. How are we going to do this?
- Here are some rough dimensions of the pond. It is surrounded by dense stands of willow and cattail.
- We'll set T-posts at A, A', B, B', etc. so that we have as many permanent transects as we want. It's OK to set the posts on dry land, outside of the willows and cattail.
- When we're sampling, we run this cheap polypropylene rope (it floats) between A and A'. We have nylon twine tied at every 2 meters,...