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Monitoring Locations

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McCartney Creek Meadow

A shrub steppe and freshwater habitat in Moses Coulee, managed by The Nature Conservancy, with 5 photo points monitored in spring and summer for changes in native vegetation.

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Barn Beach Reserve

A nature preserve and learning center that includes conifer forest and is adjacent to freshwater habitat in Leavenworth, managed by Barn Beach Trust, with 3 photo points monitored monthly for seasonal change.

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Sinlahekin Valley (WDFW lands)

A rugged landscape with dry ponderosa pine forest, mixed conifer (ponderosa pine and Douglas fir) forest, open shrub-steppe, mixed hardwood (deciduous trees) riparian areas and wetland habitats habitat just south of Loomis, managed by Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, with 6 photo points monitored year round for forest health.

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Sinlahekin Valley (BLM lands)

A coniferous forest and shrub-steppe habitat just south of Loomis, managed by Bureau of Land Management, with 6 photo points monitored year round for land health trends.

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Jacobson Preserve

A north facing slope (elevation 1100 to 1440 feet) that is shrub steppe habitat just outside city limits of Wenatchee, north of Saddle Rock at the beginning of Canyon 2, managed by Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, with 3 photo points monitored year round for observing ability of shrub steppe to heal after reclamation to native habitat.

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Homestead Valley Trail

A shrub steppe habitat near Moses Coulee in The Nature Conservancy’s McCartney Creek Preserve, managed by The Nature Conservancy, with 5 photo points monitored year round for vegetative and seasonal changes across various aspects of shrub-steppe habitat.