River and Stream Continuity Project

Online Documents

NAACC Forms and Instructions:

Fact Sheet
Dated November 2014

Role of L2 Coordinators
Dated April 2, 2015

Field Data Form and Instructions DRAFT
Note that this is a DRAFT - Dated May 14, 2015

NAACC Training Presentations:

NAACC Training Part 1 (Jackson)

The NAACC Field Form (Abbott)

How to take good photographs of crossings (Abbott)

Crossing Standards & Guidelines:

Massachusetts River & Stream Crossing Standards
Dated March 1, 2011

New Hampshire Stream Crossing Guidelines
small pdf icon
Dated May 2009

CT Stream Crossing Guidelines small pdf icon
Dated February 26, 2008

VT Stream Crossing Guidelines small pdf icon
Dated March 2009


Ecological Considerations in the Design of River and Stream Crossings
Scott D. Jackson, Department of Natural Resources Conservation
University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2003

Scientific Basis of Road-Stream Crossing Assessments in the Ashluelot River Watershed
Ethan Nedeau for The Nature Conservancy

Stream Crossing Handbook stream crossing handbook

Stream Crossing Poster

Stream Simulation: An Ecological Approach to Providing Passage for Aquatic Organism at Road-Stream Crossings
US Forest Service, May 2008 - (warning: large file - 31mb)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Embedded Area Spreadsheet
"This Embedded Area Spreadsheet developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shows how to calculate the open area for embedded pipe culverts to meet the 0.25 standard for openness ratio."

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New England Regional Water Quality logoThis material is based upon work supported by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, U.S. Department ofAgriculture, under Agreement No. 2004-51130-03108.