North Branch White River Culvert Removal
Grant: # 1562
Grant Amount: $80,000.00
Board Decision Year: 2015
Oceana County Road Commission (Hart)
Dutcher, Lisa (firstname.lastname@example.org) 231-873-4226
2015 Habitat Protection and Restoration: Targeted Land and Capital Efforts (Including Barrier Removal) - Habitat protection and restoration
The project removed the final (culvert) barrier in the North Branch of the White River. Fifteen river miles were opened, making the North Branch navigable for the first time since the logging era. A timber bridge spanning the bankfull width was installed and the river has returned to its natural channel.
2015.1562 Final Report
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2015.1562 Pre-restoration Pictures
Post restoration pictures are included in the final report.
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