2.0 Indicator Selection

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2.1 Goals and objectives

  • 2.1.1 Cross-walk between goals and objectives and attribute categories
  • 2.1.2 Correspondence between objectives and ecological condition indicators

2.2 Indicator selection criteria

2.3 Indicators selected

2.4 Target and reference condition selection

Two complementary methods were used to select indicators to assess condition and trends. One was to use the WAF to select and organize indicators according to various ecological and social categories, for example landscape condition and economic condition. The other method was to find out about the goals and objectives stakeholders have for the watershed and use those to select and organize indicators. Ultimately, the report card was based on these watershed and regional goals and objectives.