Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-072

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 36
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Weldon Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.56129 , -86.05281
T25N R14W Sec 18
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Left
Bank Aspect:E
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 0-10%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:30 ft.
Stream Depth:3 ft.
Stream Current:Fast
Eroded Bank Length:35 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:8 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Bank revegetation
-Tree revetments
General Information