Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-080

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 33
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Benzonia Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.59557 , -86.07876
T25N R15W Sec 1
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:90 ft.
Stream Depth:1 ft.
Stream Current:Slow
Eroded Bank Length:70 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:8 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Clay
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Obstructions in river
-Bend in river
-Foot traffic
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Rock riprap
-Tree revetments
General Information
Backwater area from Homestead Dam