Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-031

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 32
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Weldon Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.52259 , -85.96341
T25N R14W Sec 35
Owned by Private
Site Access:Accessible by Road (.3 miles)
Bank Details
Which Bank? Right
Bank Aspect:S
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 10-50%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:25 ft.
Stream Depth:2 ft.
Stream Current:Slow
Eroded Bank Length:30 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:30 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:2:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Bank revegetation
-Tree revetments
General Information