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Repairing Incised and Degraded (Urbanized) Streams – Natural Channel Design, Biotechnical Techniques and Case Studies - 2-day course    Mon Jun 5 to Tue Jun 6, 2017, Kortright, GTA, ON

This two-day course will present the current state of the art with regards to environmentally-sensitive stream and river repair and bank protection. The training will combine classroom and hands on learning – combining theory with the practical applications and lots of case studies. The classroom sessions will cover topics like basic fluvio-geomorphology, stream forms and processes, Proper Functioning Condition, hydromodification and environmentally-sensitive techniques.

The second day in the field will include a stream walk intended to help learn “how to read the stream”, identify geomorphic and vegetative indicators for OHWM and bank full discharge elevation, how to chose appropriate plants and discuss construction methods. The attendees will also participate in the construction of a couple of demonstration bank protection methods. Be ready to harvest and handle willow materials and learn how the willow stake, live branch and pole cutting can be incorporated into a biotechnical method like Vegetated Mechanically Stabilized Earth (VMSE) using coir blocks and compost socks.

 
 

For more information:

Contact Name: Mike Bortolussi
Website: http://www.sustainabletechnologies.ca/wp/events/repairing-incised-and-degraded-urbanized-streams-natural-channel-design-biotechnical-techniques-and-case-studies/
E-mail: mbortolussi (at) trca.on.ca

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