# Surveying Phragmites

The Land Between

Created on February 23, 2023

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## Transcript

### Start Learning!

### Phragmites Surveying

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In this module there will be clickable elements, audio clips, and knowledge check-ins you will use to learn all about Phragmites. To learn how to navigate through this module, click on each of the buttons below.

### How To Use This Module

### Module Contents

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What You'll Need

Survey Safety

How to Use this Module

Survey Protocol

Reporting on EDDMapS

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#### There are dangers in the activities this training is designed for. Please participate at your own discretion.

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### Lets get Started!

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### Module Contents

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What You'll Need

Survey Safety

How to Use this Module

Survey Protocol

Reporting on EDDMapS

### What You'll Need

##### Click on each image to learn what you'll need for surveying. When you're done, the Next button will appear and you can click it to move on!

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### What You'll Need

### Required Equipment

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### Test Your Knowledge

### Module Contents

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What You'll Need

Survey Safety

How to Use this Module

Survey Protocol

Reporting on EDDMapS

Surveying with us can be done at your own pace, and as frequently as you're able to!

Invasive Phragmites grows so aggressively and is very destructive to wetlands and shorelines. Surveying is a very important part of controlling Phragmites, because it helps us track where it's spreading within our communities. It's also a great way to spend time outdoors!

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### 1. Plan Your Route

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### 2. Drive Your Route

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### 3. Pull Over for a Stand

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### 4. ID the Stand

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### 5. Report the Stand

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### 6. Mark the Stand

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### 7. Continue Driving

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### 8. Email Us

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What You'll Need

Reporting on EDDMapS

How to Use this Module

Survey Protocol

Survey Safety

Take your phone out now to follow along with the next few steps. If you would like to try this later, all this information is written in the protocol on our website!

Before you begin surveying, you'll need to download the EDDMapS app and create an account.

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### How to Make an Account

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Before you make a report, you must first make sure you log in every time!

Now that you have an account, we'll go over how to make a report. This is what you'll be doing while you're out in the field surveying.

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### How to Make a Report

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### How to Make a Report

##### Beside area, you will put the size of the stand in hectares or square meters. Determine the area by multiplying the length and width of the stand. A good way to estimate these distances is by using the length of your footsteps, called "paces".

### How to Make a Report

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# of paces × 1 pace length = estimate of distance

One pace is every two steps.

To use this, walk along a distance and count how many paces you take. Then, multiply the number of paces you counted by your pace length, and you have an estimate of the distance!

Distance of 10 paces ÷ 10 = 1 pace length

Find the length of your pace by walking 10 paces normally (which is 20 steps), and then mark and record the distance you traveled. Divide that distance by 10 to get the length of 1 of your paces. You can repeat this process 3 times and take the average to get a more accurate value. Record this value, it is your pace length!

2 Steps = 1 Pace

##### Beside area, you will put the size of the stand in hectares or square meters. Determine the area by multiplying the length and width of the stand. A good way to estimate these distances is by using the length of your footsteps, called "paces".

### How to Make a Report

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Width

Length

Length × Width = Area

Use paces to calculate the area of a stand.

Walk the length of a stand and count your paces, then multiply the number of paces by your pace length. Repeat this for the width of the stand.

Now that you've estimated both distances, multiply them together and you've calculated the stand's area!

# of paces × 1 pace length = estimate of distance

One pace is every two steps.

To use this, walk along a distance and count how many paces you take. Then, multiply the number of paces you counted by your pace length, and you have an estimate of the distance!

Distance of 10 paces ÷ 10 = 1 pace length

Find the length of your pace by walking 10 paces normally (which is 20 steps), and then mark and record the distance you traveled. Divide that distance by 10 to get the length of 1 of your paces. You can repeat this process 3 times and take the average to get a more accurate value. Record this value, it is your pace length!

2 Steps = 1 Pace

##### Beside area, you will put the size of the stand in hectares or square meters. Determine the area by multiplying the length and width of the stand. A good way to estimate these distances is by using the length of your footsteps, called "paces".

### How to Make a Report

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Width

Length

Length × Width = Area

Use paces to calculate the area of a stand.

Walk the length of a stand and count your paces, then multiply the number of paces by your pace length. Repeat this for the width of the stand.

Now that you've estimated both distances, multiply them together and you've calculated the stand's area!

### How to Make a Report

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### How to Make a Report

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### Module Contents

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What You'll Need

Reporting on EDDMapS

How to Use this Module

Survey Protocol

Reporting on EDDMapS

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### Test Your Knowledge

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### Test Your Knowledge

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### Thank You!

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Don't forget to click Submit!

### You've Finished!

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