Rito Penas Negras

New Mexico

Rito Penas Negras

Rito Penas Negras

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May. 31, 2023



Project Goals and Objectives

Install instream structures to raise the water table, catch sediment, alter the stream grade, and induce meandering and habitat complexity; to plant native vegetation; to install or repairing existing exclosures; and to conduct project monitoring.

Structure Construction Elements

450 beaver dam analogs and 150 large woody debris structures, exclosure fencing, 20,000 willows planted.

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