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Change Over Time: BDA 9

Left to right: summer 2016, initial construction; spring 2017, first high water; summer 2017, adaptive management construction; spring 2018, second high water

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Change Over Time: BDA 14

Before, during, and after construction–the streambed is raised four feet higher in one year!

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Deflector Dams: Bird’s-Eye View

A deflector dam (2018) pushes the stream against the bank to lengthen and widen the channel and recruit sediment for building the streambed higher.

The same view, 2 years later (2020).

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