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Take a Gander at this High Spring Flow Success Story
(May 2014)

Cache la Poudre River High Spring Flow in May 2014

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Successful hatch on island in the Poudre near the ELC
Successful hatch on island in the Poudre near the ELC
image courtesy of J. Bartholow
2013 “flood” and continued high spring flows have kept this island isolated from predators such as coyotes and skunks
2013 “flood” and continued high spring flows have kept this island isolated from predators such as coyotes and skunks
image courtesy of J. Bartholow
2013 “flood” and continued high spring flows have kept this depression wet all spring, a boon for Chorus Frogs and more
2013 “flood” and continued high spring flows have kept this depression wet all spring, a boon for Chorus Frogs and more
image courtesy of J. Bartholow
During the 2002 drought, this was not an island at all
During the 2002 drought, this was not an island at all
image courtesy of Google Earth
Even in a moderate flow year such as 2009, you could jump across the channel.
Even in a moderate flow year such as 2009, you could jump across the channel.
image courtesy of Google Earth
But in 2014, post-flood, the channels are deeper and wider
But in 2014, post-flood, the channels are deeper and wider
image courtesy of J. Bartholow
And these deep channels isolate the nest from the usual predators
And these deep channels isolate the nest from the usual predators
image courtesy of J. Bartholow
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