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The Okanogan Basin Monitoring And Evaluation Project
MonitoringMethods.Org: a shared approach to standardized protocols
The Okanogan Basin Monitoring and Evaluation Program (OBMEP) is utilizing a new website to document and share the protocols that we use to monitor fish populations and habitat in the Okanogan Basin.  The website is called Monitoringmethods.org.  Monitoringmethods.org is becoming a valuable tool for comparing our protocols to those of other Columbia Basin monitoring programs and linking to each other’s protocols when they are the same.  For example, the method that both OBMEP and the Salmon Recovery Funding Board use to demarcate a section of stream for measuring fish habitat features is essentially identical, so our OBMEP protocol can simply link to the method posted by the Salmon Recovery Funding Board.  Website users can also comment on each other’s methods and protocols, making the whole aquatic habitat monitoring community a little more accessible.