Documents

Forms and Guides

Digital Data Collection

NAACC Offline Data Manager Users' Guide
Dated March, 2019
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

How to Save an Unlimited Number of NAACC Crossing Records on an iPad
Dated March 9 2017

Aquatic Connectivity - Non-Tidal

NAACC Non-tidal Aquatic Connectivity Data Forms
Dated May 26, 2016
Note that this form is to be used only by certified surveyors in order for data to be included in our database

NAACC Instruction Manual for Assessing Aquatic Connectivity on Non-tidal Streams
Dated June 2, 2019
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

Aquatic Connectivity Scoring Systems for Non-tidal Crossings
Adopted November 10, 2015; Revised June 16, 2016

Aquatic Connectivity -Tidal

NAACC Aquatic Connectivity Data Form for Tidal Streams
Dated August 23, 2019
Note that this form is to be used only by certified surveyors in order for data to be included in our database

NAACC Instruction Manual for Aquatic Connectivity Assessments on Tidal Streams
Dated August 23, 2019

Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

Aquatic Connectivity Scoring Systems for Tidal Crossings
Dated March 19, 2019

USGS Report: Impacts of Tidal Road-Stream Crossings on Aquatic Organism Passage
Dated 2018

Terrestrial Connectivity

NAACC Terrestrial Connectivity Field Data Form
Dated April 20, 2019
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

NAACC Terrestrial Connectivity Instruction Manual
Dated July 17, 2019
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

Scoring System for NAACC Terrestrial Connectivity Assessments
Dated October, 2018
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

Culvert Condition Assessment

NAACC Culvert Condition Field Data Form
Dated August 23, 2019
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

NAACC Culvert Condition Assessment Instruction Manual
Dated August 29, 2019
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

Culvert Condition Assessment Reference Chart
Dated July 23, 2019
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

Culvert Condition Assessment Details Sheet
Dated July 23, 2019
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

NAACC Culvert Condition Assessment Scoring System
Dated August 27, 2018
Note that only data contributed by certified surveyors can be included in our database

Utilities

Create Back-up Folders
Dated March 9 2017
A notepad file with code to create named folders for iPad use of ODM

To use the "CreateBackupFolders.txt" utility, you will need to open the text file in a text editor and paste the path to the location on your computer where you would like to create the files. Then, save the text file as "CreateBackupFolders.bat"

When you click on CreateBackupFolders.bat, a windows command window (dos window) will open with instructions.

Get Position 
Dated August 2015
A zip folder to be used with digital bulk uploads

Training Presentations

NAACC Full Non-tidal Aquatic Training Presentation 6-6-16
Scott Jackson
Dated June 6 2016

NAACC 2016 Field Season Webinar Slides
Scott Jackson
Dated May 17 2016

How to Take Good Photographs of Crossings: pptx PDF (note that the PDF file does not have the notes that accompany the slides
Alex Abbott
Dated May 2015

Webinars

Webinar on revisions to the NAACC protocol and 2016 data form
Dated May 17 2016

The North Atlantic Aquatic Connectivity Collaborative: A Coordinated Effort to Evaluate the Effects of Road-Stream Crossings on Aquatic Connectivity (direct youtube link)
Dated May 12 2016

Demonstration of Prioritization Web Map and Customizable ArcGIS Desktop Tool
A webinar recorded on May 5 2015

Organization

About the NAACC
Fact sheet dated November 2014 

Role of L2 Coordinators 
Dated April 2 2015 

Frequently Asked Observer/Coordinator Questions

Please check this page for FAQ on Assessing Crossing Structures

Other

USFS Stream Simulation Manual
Stream Simulation: An Ecological Approach to Providing Passage for Aquatic Organisms at Road-Stream Crossings
U.S. Forest Service, May 2008