Living Arroyos

Arroyo Mocho at Stanley Reach: Stream Bank Protection

Thank you Jesse from Shelterbelt Builders Inc. for our Willow Fascine Installation Training! We are hoping that these willow bundles will sprout and protect the Arroyo Mocho bank from continued erosion.

Step 1: Create a neat pile of small willow branches

Step 1: Create a neat pile of small willow branches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2: Bind willow branches together with rope

Step 2: Bind willow branches together with rope

Step 3: Transport willow fascine to the designated installation area

Step 3: Transport willow fascine to the designated installation area

Step 4: Place willow fascine along streambank

Step 4: Place willow fascine along streambank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 5: Install willow fascine

Step 5: Install willow fascine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 6: Secure willow fascine

Step 6: Secure willow fascine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 7: Layer second willow bundle on top of the first bundle to enhance streambank protection from erosion.

Step 7: Layer second willow bundle on top of the first bundle to enhance streambank protection from erosion.

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