Resources & Materials

macroinvertebrate tray

SC AAS Information

  • Volunteer Monitors must register in the SC AAS Database to enter sites and data. This presentation has been created to guide you through the registration process. 
  • SC AAS Kits: Your group can choose to either buy a kit or assemble it yourself. If you wish to purchase an assembled, complete monitoring kit, please contact Beth Button ( of USC Upstate.  

SC AAS Training Materials

SC AAS Data Sheets

  1. Stream Habitat Assessment Data Form
  2. Combined Chemical, Macro, and Bacteria Data Form

SC Macroinvertebrate Monitoring Resources -

  1. SC DHEC Macro Key - download
  2. SC DHEC Macro Key - 11x17 2-page print ready version - download
  3. SC DHEC Macro Dichotomous Key - NEW! - download
  4. Aqua Bugs App from Izaak Walton League of America - link and open in new tab

     Need help identifying a macroinvertebrate? Email an expert from DHEC with photos for additional assistance!

SC Watershed Atlas - Link and open in new tab

Resources on Southeast Invasive Plant Identification