Erosion Assessment Training

Recently a group of ANBAF volunteers met with John Bailey of Huron Pines, to learn to identify, classify, measure, and prioritize erosion sites on our North Branch. Excessive sediment was identified as the major concern in our North Branch Au Sable River Watershed Action Plan, 2009. Severe erosion is certainly a problem for river side property owners, but it also is harmful to the River. The sediment added to the river adversely impacts the insects and fish directly and indirectly affects the wildlife that depend on the insects and fish for food. Some erosion is caused by the manner in which property owners develop and manage their riverfront and some erosion is the result of natural forc

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The AuSable North Branch Area Foundation
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PO Box 2524
Grayling, MI 49738