- Riffles – the shallower, faster moving sections of a stream. They can be observed in areas with a fast current where rocks break the water surface. As water rushes over the rocks it adds oxygen to the water. Riffles are important fish habitats.
- Riffle-pool sequence – these develop in a flowing stream as its water flow structure alternates from areas of relatively shallow to deeper water
- The riffles and pools in the West Branch of the Farmington River here make it an excellent habitat for trout.
- The Moosewood (also known as Goosefoot Maple, Striped Maple or Whistlewood) is an understory species in northern forest regions. It is a sequential hermaphrodite, meaning that it can change its sex throughout its lifetime.