Fish removal and relocation from ponds
Working with D. Derrick
Flood Plain Channel/ Head cut Before
Flood Plain Channel Head Cut Before
Trimming willow and sycamore poles
Dead trees, willow and sycamore poles are placed deep in trenches that are perpendicular to the waters flow to slow down erosive flood flows and re-vegetate the riparian area.
Drilled Quail Covey headquarters plots for Quail habitat restoration
Skid-steer mounted auger for planting trees in rocky soils
Planting a Blackberry seedling for Quail habitat restoration
Longitudinally Peaked Stone Toe Protection
Free form cross-vein in an ephemeral channel
Cross-veins control the streams grade and reduce erosion by decreasing the streams power near the erodible bank substrate.
Finshed free form cross-vein.
Before picture of eroding stream bank on the Little Sac River
After Restoration on the Little Sac River
Restoration methods used where locked logs for aquatic habitat, 2000 Willow and sycamore live stakes, longitudinally peaked stone toe protection, and single stone bendway wiers.
Rock cluster for velocity management and cover for aquatic species.