Buffalo District USACE Biologist Melissa Tarasiewicz Sampling Wetland Vegetation to Adapt Ohio’s Vegetation Index of Biotic Integrity for New York State
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District Mitigation Banking Coordinator Mark Gronceski has teamed up with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Wetland Ecology Group (WEG) to adapt OEPA’s Vegetation Index of Biotic Integrity “Floristic Quality” (VIBI-FQ) tool for use in New York State.

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