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Batten Kill Restoration Near Eagleville, New York

This project will implement stream restoration at five sites along the Batten Kill in New York using principles of fluvial geomorphology to enhance a total of 2 miles of stream for the purposes of: improving brook trout habitat, removing fish passage barriers, stabilizing and restoring streambanks and riparian areas, increasing large woody debris in the river system, providing demonstration projects for the community, and improving fishing access and recreational opportunities.

Photo of the old water management structure built in 1950 causing widening of the stream.  These structures will be removed and the stream narrowed and deepened with J-hooks and large woody debris.

Photo of the old water management structure built in 1950 causing widening of the stream.  These structures will be removed and the stream narrowed and deepened with J-hooks and large woody debris

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