Chesapeake Bay Field Office
Northeast Region


Since 1994, over 1500 participants have taken part in training courses conducted by the Stream Team. The Stream Team’s training and educational opportunities promote a watershed-level approach to function-based stream assessment and restoration. Through these trainings the participants learn the tools needed to improve critical aquatic and riparian habitat. The Stream Team offers a variety of training courses but can also tailor training courses based upon specific needs.

Current Activities: Courses are presently taught at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV, Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV, and Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD. Courses can also be taught on-site by request.

Currently Offered Courses:

  • Natural Channel Design Review Checklist
  • Stream Functions Framework
  • Gage Survey and Regional Curve Development
  • Stream Classification
  • Stream Assessment

“We call upon the waters that rim the earth, horizon to horizon, that flow in our rivers and streams, that fall upon our gardens and fields, and we ask that they teach us and show us the way.” Chinook Blessing Litany


For more information contact:
Mark Secrist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Chesapeake Bay Field Office
177 Admiral Cochrane Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401



Last updated: November 30, 2016