Schafer Creek Pilot Project


Schafer Creek

Wynoochee River

Aug. 15, 2021



Project Goals and Objectives

Alluvial water storage Water quality enhancement Restoration of floodplain processes through reduction of channel incision In-stream habitat improvement Monitoring of groundwater, channel cross section, and vegetation response to treatment

Structure Construction Elements

Depending on availability of creek adjacent materials and drivability of posts, as well as geomorphic conditions, we will be implementing a couple variations of structures: - Post assisted log structure w/ brush bundles - Array of posts and brush bundles ballasted with 10"-12" DBH logs/trees with root wads - Array of posts with brush bundles

Project Photos
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