Mary Dudley inspects the growth of riparian plantings along the Little Salmon River.
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Project Monitoring                                                                                                               

We conduct photo GPS monitoring annually to monitor and document our restoration work.

See these before and after image sequences of restoration:

Before shot of actively eroding bank on Fourmile Creek, 4/06. IDFG Michael Young and volunteer Fred Confer build a willow weaving to armor the bank.
Before shot of actively eroding bank on Fourmile Creek, 4/06. IDFG Michael Young and volunteer Fred Confer build a willow weaving to armor the bank.

The willow weaving five years later alive and effectively armoring the raw bank. 8/11
The willow weaving five years later alive and effectively armoring the raw bank. 8/11
Boulder Creek before restoration, 10/10.
Boulder Creek before restoration, 10/10.

Boulder Creek on the mend, 9/12. Volunteers constructed willow weavings to stabilize eroding banks as well as planted hundreds of five gallon native trees and shrubs beginning 10/10.
Boulder Creek on the mend, 9/12. Volunteers constructed willow weavings to stabilize eroding banks as well as planted hundreds of five gallon native trees and shrubs beginning 10/10.


Fourmile Creek 4/09: “before” volunteers built a fence to protect the creek from livestock, constructed willow weavings and planted hundreds of native trees and shrubs to restore riparian habitat. Note raw bank in foreground and see next image which documents restoration work.Fourmile Creek 4/09: “before” volunteers built a fence to protect the creek from livestock, constructed willow weavings and planted hundreds of native trees and shrubs to restore riparian habitat. Note raw bank in foreground and see next image which documents restoration work.

Fourmile Creek: August 2011 – strong plant establishment from willow weaving constructed 10/09 and trees and shrubs planted 5/09. Riparian habitat shading creek!Fourmile Creek: August 2011 – strong plant establishment from willow weaving constructed 10/09 and trees and shrubs planted 5/09. Riparian habitat shading creek!
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