Tongue Lake Stream

Inlet of the metal culvert with some woody debris

Pond upstream of the metal culvert

Erosion around the metal culvert

Tongue 01

Friday, August 5, 2011


Forestry road that crosses the stream with a metal culvert. Presence of marsh area upstream of the stream. Two cottages are located on the right bank at about 60 m from the stream. The sides of the road and around the culvert are eroded.

Action Required:

Landowner education on the importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone on their property. The metal culvert should be fixed to keep the culvert functioning properly. The stream banks should be stabilized in order to slow down erosion and reduce sedimentation in the stream.

Alteration negligible

Minor alteration. Must follow site

Alteration with possibility of impact

Alteration with impact. Recommended intervention.

Full restoration

incomplete restoration or monitor

Restoration to be completed