Integrated Catchment Management

Using the Cultural Health Index: How to assess the health of streams and waterways

Year of Publication : 2006 
Description: Edited from website:
This guide explains how to iwi can apply the Cultural Health Index (cultural and biological health) for streams and waterways, from selecting sites and setting up a monitoring team, to calculating the CHI scores for the sites, and then communicate this information to water managers in a way that can be understood and integrated into resource management processes. It provides resources such as forms, recommended interview questions and data collection worksheets.