Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-027

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 37
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Weldon Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.53141 , -85.94913
T25N R14W Sec 25
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Left
Bank Aspect:SW
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 0-10%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:25 ft.
Stream Depth:1 ft.
Stream Current:Fast
Eroded Bank Length:120 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:6 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
Other causes: Old Impoundment.
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Bank revegetation
Other Treatments:Create floodplain.
General Information