Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-005

Total Severity: Moderate
Total Points: 28
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Colfax Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.57214 , -85.88971
T25N R13W Sec 9
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Right
Bank Aspect:S
Condition:Toe is stable; upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 11-50%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:20 ft.
Stream Depth:3 ft.
Stream Current:Fast
Eroded Bank Length:35 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:4 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Sand
Gravel
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Rock riprap
-Tree revetments
General Information
Red Pine upland.