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Monitoring Consortiums: A Cost-Effective Means to Enhancing Watershed Data Collection and Analysis

Monitoring is absolutely essential to track overall watershed health and detect changes in any valued features or functions, but monitoring costs are often a limiting factor. As demonstrated in the four case studies in the document, consortiums can stretch the monitoring dollar, improve cooperation among partners and increase sharing of expertise as well as expenses of data collection and management.

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