Petite rivière aux Ormes

Unstable walking bridge

Camp on waterfront

PR Ormes 13

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Issue:

Camp on right bank with lawn and tall grass up to the river. Two man-made rock dams and one walking bridge. Old ATV crossing in front of the camp. Fire pit and wood debris on the stream bank. Moderate erosion, especially on the left bank.

Action Required:

Landowner education on the importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone on his property and on the effects of man-made dams on a watercourse. The stream banks should be stabilized in order to slow down erosion and reduce sedimentation in the river.

Negligible alteration

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