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Title: Stabilizing eroding streambanks in sand drift areas of the Lake States.
Author: Hansen, Edward A.;
Source: Research Paper NC-21. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Description: Banks are stabilized to protect adjacent high-value items such as cabins and campgrounds, or to reduce reservoir or lake sedimentation rates. Also, bank stabilization is undertaken as one part of fish habitat improvement programs. Rock rip-rap is the best material for bank stabilization in most cases. It does not deteriorate with time and it blends in well with the surroundings. The upper part of the bank will revegetate naturally. However, sloping and seeding will accelerate revegetation.
Keywords: streambank stabilization
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Hansen, Edward A. 1968. Stabilizing eroding streambanks in sand drift areas of the Lake States. Research Paper NC-21. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
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