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Condition Monitoring Report  
Station Number: ID-BK-27
Station Name: Inkom 5.5 N
Report Date: 3/19/2023
Submitted: 3/19/2023 5:57 AM
Scale Bar: Moderately Wet
General:  This is the most snow we've received at this site in 25 years.  Our long-term (uncalibrated) average is 105" (sd= 5.9") and we've received 156.6" to date, with 16.6" in March alone (compared with an average of 9.8" (10.24"sd).  Great moisture.
Agriculture:  This bodes very well for our dryland farming of the area.
Fire:  not an issue presently, though the increased moisture will probably translate into more fuel.
Plants/wildlife:  We are seeing pretty new-normal presence.  Few songbirds (perhaps bird flu?), many magpies, and a nesting pair of owls (and their attendant foes, crows) in a tree outside the house.  Ermine has shown this week, and lots of mice, of course.
Water supply:  The creek is still below snow, but we saw running water in the beaver creek on Buckskin.  We may this year, after perhaps 15 years, see water in our pond.  I hope for frogs again.
Categories: General Awareness
Plants & Wildlife
Water Supply & Quality