Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-076

Total Severity: Moderate
Total Points: 31
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Weldon Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.57329 , -86.05251
T25N R14W Sec 7
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Left
Bank Aspect:NE
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 10-50%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:50 ft.
Stream Depth:3 ft.
Stream Current:Fast
Eroded Bank Length:50 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
Sediment layers & buried wood evident of former Homestead impoundment.