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Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership

Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership
Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP) was initiated in 2001 to address the myriad issues related to the management of aquatic resources in the southeastern United States, which includes about 26,000 miles of species-rich aquatic shoreline and over 70 major river basins. The area faces significant threats to its aquatic resources, as illustrated by the fact that 34% of North American fish species and 90% of the native mussel species designated as endangered, threatened, or of special concern are found in the Southeast. SARP was recognized as a partner of NFHP in October 2007.
https://southeastaquatics.net/
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Parent Organization: National Fish Habitat Partnership
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Partnership - Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership The Harpeth River drains nearly 900 square miles in middle Tennessee and flows through one of the fastest growing regions in the country. It is a state designated Scenic River in Davidson County, within 30 minutes of downtown Nashville. The river is one of the most archeologically and historically significant rivers in the state. However, the project area was listed on the U.S. EPA Section 303(d) list for siltation and habitat alteration, nutrient enrichment and low dissolved oxygen. Low dissolved oxygen was particularly an issue above a 6.2 foot low head dam near Franklin, Tennessee. Dissolved oxygen measurements at this dam were below state standards, and...
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Note: The contents of this map are still under development and are being made available for illustration purposes only. These data are not to be used without permission by the map author. Risk of altered ecologically significant components of the flow regime due to human impacts. The SARP Flow Alteration Assessment provides a regional characterization of the distribution and risk of altered flow regimes at the NHDPlus segment scale. The human impacts include runoff from impervious surfaces, evaporative losses from artificial water bodies, and surface water use. Impacts of these activities on selected ecologically significant components of the flow regime are given in the attached document. These flow components...
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This folder contains data contributed to the National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) Data System by the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP). SARP was recognized as a partner of NFHP in October 2007.
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This geodatabase contains the official boundary of the Southeast Aquatic Resource Partnership with State Boundaries. The boundary was originally developed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and was updated in 2020 to reflect revisions from the Southeast Aquatic Resource Partnership, a recognized Fish Habitat Partnership (FHP) of the National Fish Habitat Partnership.
Partnership – Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership The Nueces River basin has some of the most pristine streams, creeks, and rivers in Texas. The Nueces River basin supplies approximately two-thirds of the recharge to the Edwards Aquifer, which serves as a drinking water supply for millions of Texans. Since 2007, a riparian invasive plant, Arundo donax (giant reed), has been spreading at a rapid rate. Giant reed forms dense colonies that can grow to more than 20 feet in height and channelize streams, significantly altering instream habitat conditions for native aquatic species. In the early spring of 2010, landowners along the Nueces River began to notice the explosive expansion of Giant reed and large...
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