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  EROSION CONTROL | Bartram Park and Darby Creek Stream Restoration Project
Darby Creek was navigable up to Darby in the 19th century, but urbanization in the watershed has reduced the average stream depths dramatically.
The Bartram Park/Darby Creek Stream Restoration Project was a joint project of the Delaware County Conservation District, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, the Darby Creek Valley Association, and Darby Borough.
In addition to the in-stream components of the project, restoration of a natural floodplain in the adjacent area was another critical component.
www.erosioncontrol.com /ecm_0509_bartram.html   (4101 words)

  Stream - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A stream, brook, beck, burn or creek, is a body of water with a detectable current, confined within a bed and banks.
The study of streams and waterways in general is known as surface hydrology and is important in environmental geography or environmental geology.
A stream smaller than a creek, especially one that is fed by a spring or seep.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Creek_(stream)   (1425 words)

 CDFG: Purrington Creek Stream Inventory Report
A stream inventory was conducted during the summer of 1994 on Purrington Creek to assess habitat conditions for anadromous salmonids.
Stream gradient is steep at the headwaters and moderate in downstream sections (overall gradient approximately 200'/mile).
Of the 90% of the stream covered with canopy, 82% was composed of deciduous trees (mainly willow, alder and bay), and 18% was composed of evergreen and coniferous trees (oaks, redwood and fir).
www.sonoma.edu /users/s/swijtink/other/AGVWCouncil/Purrington.html   (4496 words)

 Stream Invertebrates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
As Kings Creek flows from the upland headwaters, to the middle reaches, and through the gallery forest, the stream channel, stream bed and streamside vegetation changes.
The mid-reaches of the stream are surrounded by grasses and shrubs, and the lower reaches of the stream are surrounded by a gallery forest.
Other factors that may affect the dispersion of stream invertebrates are patterns of stream flow and water temperature.
climate.konza.ksu.edu /keep/sci_adventures/streams/4_streaminverts.htm   (1096 words)

 USGS Peachtree Creek WaterWatch: Stream stage and streamflow
Stream stage (also called stage or gage height) is the height of the water surface, in feet, above an established datum plane where the stage is zero.
The stream-measurement procedure is to go across the stream at selected intervals and measure the total depth and the velocity of the water at selected depths at each interval across the stream.
In the diagram, water depth/velocity measurements are obtained horizontally across the stream at 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 feet (the vertical lines in the diagram).
ga2.er.usgs.gov /peachtree/streamflow.cfm   (1137 words)

 Project Journal, Habitat Restoration Services, Adopt-A-Stream,  
The stream is a tributary of the Sammamish River.
Much of North Creek was straightened or channelized, and woody material removed in the early part of the century to facilitate log transport by the timber industry.
Root wads and log structures were added to the stream utilizing logging "high line" techniques to minimize damage to riparian habitats that would ordinarily result with the use of heavy equipment.
www.streamkeeper.org /habitat/journal.htm   (942 words)

 Brett Creek Stream Rehab on N. Fork Coeur d'Alene drainage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
With the headwaters of Brett Creek rehabilitated, an evaluation of the lower Brett Creek channel was under taken in 2002.
Stream work would be completed through a contract and would involve the use of heavy equipment to place structures and logs.
The frame was placed on the stream bottom, rocks picked up inside of the frame were wiped off and dislodged insects drifted into the net.
home.att.net /~ieffc/brettcreek.htm   (884 words)

 Penns Creek Report
Penn's Creek is Pennsylvania's longest limestone stream, flowing easterly from its headwaters at Penn's Cave, several miles north of Spring Mills on PA Rte 45, to Selinsgrove, where it is tributary to the Susquehanna.
Penn's Creek is as close to a wilderness limestone stream as exists in the Keystone State.
This magnificent and truly scenic stream also boasts great March Brown and Sulphur hatches, and the Green Drake, appearing in early June, is a beacon for anglers from all over the country.
www.flyfishersparadise.com /stream/Penns.htm   (532 words)

 Muddy Creek Restoration Project
Muddy Creek is a typical Piedmont stream draining gently sloping foothills South or Morganton and Marion, NC.
The South Muddy Creek stream channel is also deeply incised and is disconnected from the flood plain, which contributes to further incising of the stream channel.
The sedimentation in the Muddy Creek watershed contributes to sub-optimal trout and smallmouth bass habitat downstream in the Catawba River.
www.nctu.org /projects/muddy_creek_app.htm   (1772 words)

 Bear Creek Stream Restoration
To compensate for the loss for the natural stream channel a new channel was designed to flow alongside the cap and be connected to Bear Creek (Photo 1).
Construction of the restored stream was affected by hydrologic concerns related to the cap.
Surveys were made in the natural stream and riparian zone in 1989 (Photo 3), which had to be treated as a hazardous waste area, requiring proper gloves and chemical suits, as well as a de-contamination process.
www.esd.ornl.gov /BMAP/bear_streams.htm   (423 words)

 Stream Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sufficiently spring fed, this stream has a year-round trout population that is many times multiplied by overwhelming numbers of stockies during the start of fishing season.
Along with the little lehigh, this is one of the premeire trout streams in eastern Pa. Unlike it's sister stream, the Monocacy runs swifter and is surrounded mostly by trees as opposed to farmland.
This is a small spring-fed limestone stream that runs through areas of farmland and parks, across Allentown Pa. In addition to being stocked several times a year, this stream holds a tremendous number of wild trout.
ourworld.cs.com /troutwhomper/pages/stream.htm   (2434 words)

 Big Creek Reserve - Stream Studies Page
Each of these forks have major forks, the South or Canogas Fork of Devil's Creek, the Middle or Cuevas Fork of Devils Creek, the Middle Fork of Big Creek, and the North or Bee Camp Fork of Big Creek.
The drainage is characterized by numerous springs which keep the water flowing even in the driest years; in the reserve alone there are 23 springs which are accessible and have names.
During storm events the water in the north fork (Big Creek) is often darker in color than the water in the south fork (Devils' Creek).
www.redshift.com /~bigcreek/creek/index.html   (303 words)

 Canyon Creek Stream Assessment
The stream is fairly high gradient and the gradient increases fairly rapidly as one progresses upstream.
The pool-riffle ratio of about 1 to 8 is typical of this type of stream though many of the riffles had spawning gravel.
WDFW seems to be unclear about the amount of water that they need from the stream and whether dam removal or a ladder would be preferable.
www.olympus.net /community/oec/cnyck.htm   (399 words)

 Mission Creek - Stream Restoration
The creek’s dynamics became unstable and flooding in certain stretches and fallen trees started to become a problem in the watershed in the 1990’s.
The stream was diverted away from the bank near Chadbourne Elementary School and the area was terraced to help decrease flow.
The stream channel was moved and widened to prevent undercutting of the creek along the fence of nearby homes.
www.msnucleus.org /watersheds/mission/restoration.html   (799 words)

 Sligo Creek Watershed
The Sligo Creek watershed, a tributary to the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia River, is one of the County's most urbanized watersheds.
External anomalies found in the fishes sampled, particularly the creek chub population, could be associated with environmental degradation such as chronic, sublethal exposure to contaminants or high levels of suspended solids.
The Sligo Creek stream valley is heavily used by local residents and visitors, and is one of the County's most important urban natural environments.
www.montgomerycountymd.gov /deptmpl.asp?url=/content/dep/csps/watersheds/csps/html/sligo.asp   (1216 words)

 DuluthStreams - Sargent Creek Cleanup
The tires were tossed by the flashy creek until they lodged at the bottom, trapping sediment and interfering with the bottom and flow of the creek.
The problem of the tires in the creek bed was taken on by the City of Duluth Stormwater Utility as a Summer, 2004 project.
The Stream Crew faced a number of challenges in removing the tires including the steep slopes of the 1.5 mile ravine through which the creek meanders.
www.duluthstreams.org /streams/sargentclean.html   (553 words)

 Stream Report: Fishing Creek
80 in the highlands east of Tylersville to its mouth on Bald Eagle Creek near Lock Haven, this stream is Class A water throughout.
The stream was far lower than it had been two weeks ago, but the trout were surprisingly active, even in the heat of the afternoon.
Fishing Creek is a fine terrestrial stream, and I have spent many pleasant days working ants and beetles under the branches.
www.flyfishersparadise.com /stream/fhcrk.htm   (442 words)

 Maryland's Rivers and Streams\ Stream Corridor Assessments
In addition to identifying the location of common stream problems the survey also collects information on both in- and near-stream habitat conditions so that comparative assessments can be made of the condition of different stream segments.
It is important to note that Stream Corridor Assessment Survey is not intended to be a detailed scientific evaluation of a stream system nor will it replace the more standard chemical and biological surveys.
The Stream Corridor Assessment Survey, on the other hand, is designed so that teams of 2 or 3 volunteers are able to survey 2 or more stream miles per day.
www.dnr.state.md.us /streams/stream_corridor.html   (554 words)

 McDonald Creek Stream Channel Assessment
A stream channel assessment of lower McDonald Creek was conducted to evaluate stream channel conditions before and after timber harvest activities in the watershed.
Direct observation techniques were used to characterize the condition of the streambed and banks, with an emphasis on stream channel features potentially affected by changes in peak flow regimes in the drainage basin.
Conditions observed in McDonald Creek over a four-year monitoring period were compared to those observed in a control stream, by scoring results from stream channel surveys and evaluating year-to-year changes observed in photo point surveys.
www.ecy.wa.gov /biblio/0003011.html   (307 words)

 Stream Reports
Stony Creek is a small stream, approximately twelve to twenty feet wide and about a foot deep, with the exception of a few pools that afford depths of two to four feet.
Leigh said the part of the creek that lies on the trout farm property is strictly posted against trespass, but there is a dam there, several feet high, that keeps trout in the creek from going farther upstream.
Tusquitee Creek is relatively small, here in the vicinity of the campground, being roughly ten feet wide and varying between eight inches and two feet deep.
www.troutnc.com /reports.shtml   (5578 words)

 Rock Creek waterfalls crossings
The first of the Rock Creek stream crossings, which was spanned by a foot log with a cable between trees.
Rock Creek Stream Crossing located in the scenic Unaka Mountain Wilderness, Unicoi County in South East Tennessee the stream is considered to be an extremely clear and high quality stream.
Depending on the time of year you take this journey the creek crossings vary from simple hops over rocks and logs to wading across.
www.flagpond.com /waterfalls/rock_creek_falls/creek/creek_crossing.htm   (153 words)

 LaBarque Creek Stream Demonstration Area
The Stream Demonstration Area on LaBarque Creek was created to demonstrate low-cost methods of streambank protection and rehabilitation.
Stream Demonstration Areas are part of MDC's Streams For The Future program which also promotes stream education and provides technical help for stream problems on private land.
STREAM TEAMS are groups of citizens that have adopted a stream or stream section and have pledged to care for it through water quality monitoring, tree planting, trash pick-up, and helping landowners.
mdc.mo.gov /fish/streams/labarque   (403 words)

 The Forgotten Stream | Taddle Creek | www.taddlecreekmag.com
Taddle Creek, once the pride of the University of Toronto’s landscape, may be poised for a comeback.
Taddle Creek at the University of Toronto, circa 1876.
Taddle Creek is perhaps most identified with, and lives on in memory most fondly, at the University of Toronto, whose campus the stream bisected between Bloor and College streets.
www.taddlecreekmag.com /stream_1.shtml   (2402 words)

 The Stream @ Antelope Creek Lodge
Antelope Creek flows right through the middle of the ranch and offers approximately 1 1/2 miles of meadow fishing for rainbows and browns.
The creek is a typical meadow stream with many undercut banks, flats, pools and tailouts.
The fish in the creek are very good at hiding from the eye of the angler, but they are in there and able to be caught.
www.antelopecreeklodge.com /stream.htm   (304 words)

 Total Maximum Daily Load for Cordova Creek, New Mexico
Target values for turbidity, stream bottom deposits, and total phosphorus will be determined based on 1) the presence of numeric criteria, 2) the degree of experience in applying the indicator and 3) the ability to easily monitor and produce quantifiable and reproducible results.
The general standard for stream bottom deposits reads: The stream shall be free of water contaminants from other than natural causes that will settle and adversely inhibit the growth of normal flora and fauna or significantly alter the physical or chemical properties of the bottom.
Utilizing the Cordova Creek cross section in Appendix D, the width of Cordova Creek at bankfull is 6.5 ft. Applying Equation 1 yields a calculated volume or flow of 2,160 acre/feet per year or 2.96 cfs (Appendix E).
www.nmenv.state.nm.us /swqb/CordovaTMDL.html   (5530 words)

 Big Darby Creek Watershed - Stream Stabilization
In order to maintain the integrity of the stream, it is important to keep the banks of the stream in a state where they do not erode away further or continue to slump into the river and degrade the habitat in the stream bottom.
The goals are to stabilize the stream by using environmentally friendly materials - trees, shrubs and grass.
Several rows of trees and/or shrubs along a stream bank form a filter strip that slows surface runoff and erosion and traps sediments.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/ohio/bigdarby/community/art18295.html   (274 words)

 WFAA.com | Sports: Golf: Texas Golf 2007
The 31-mile creek stretching from a ditch in Frisco to the Trinity River in southern Dallas County overflows with history.
Baptisms were performed in the creek, a row of people standing in waist-high water.
At the shed near the creek, we'd refuel with Dr Peppers and Butterfingers.
www.wfaa.com /sharedcontent/dws/spt/golf/texasgolf2007/stories/022507dnspotxgolfwhiterocklede.137127b.html   (2783 words)

 Big Darby Creek Watershed - Stream Consciousness
The Big Darby Creek is getting its natural groove back, thanks to a generous grant from Honda of America Mfg, Inc., combined with enthusiastic support from Conservancy members and funds from state programs designed to protect sources of drinking water.
Rich in plant and animal life, the headwater tributaries and the surrounding lands are the wellspring for one of the most biologically diverse streams in the Midwest.
The headwaters were dredged and the natural stream channel moved to make way for agriculture and highways, disturbing the natural flow of the river and causing it to fill with sediment.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/ohio/bigdarby/habitat/art20480.html   (553 words)

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