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Good way to kill a Saturday
2006/9/9 19:16
From Dallastown, PA
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Five guys, an excavator, skid steer and 70 ton of rock. An MCTU bank stabilization/habitat project designed to curtail a severely eroding streambank seven feet high x 60 ft long.

Designed and permitted by PF&BC Habitat division, Rock paid for through F&BC too. Escavator, Skid Steer donated and labor volunteered. Ten hours (with a three hour McGuiver delay in the middle).

Scope of work included 1 deflector with a log and rootwad extending 15 feet into a 20ft carved out bank of sediment upstream of a large maple tree. The stream is 70 ft wide in this area. Property is streamside private property open to general regulation fishing and a popular access point on Muddy Creek. Goals included the prevention of sedimentation from erosion during future storm events and the protection of a project downstream completed in 2002.

The project resulted in a fast runs beginning at a rootwad and ending at a large tree root mass now protected from direct sheer stress.

A well organized and executed team effort for MCTU. Trees and shrubs to follow. As well as the inspection and harassment of the new tenants.

MCTU, Banging rocks and logs making habitat.

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Posted on: 2013/8/18 0:44
Don't hit me with them negative waves so early in the morning. Think the bridge will be there and it will be there. It's a mother, beautiful bridge, and it's gonna be there. Ok?

Re: Good way to kill a Saturday

2006/9/18 16:54
From Oxford, Chester Co. and Reedsville, Mifflin Co. PA
Posts: 644
Well done Mo. I'm amazed at the incredibe amount of stream work accomplished by your small chapter and wish I lived closer so I could be more involved. Keep up the good work.

Posted on: 2013/8/18 12:07

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