Grants Stream Tributary

Waterfront property and man-made pond

Hill used for tubing during winter

Cement slabs on stream banks

Grants-tributaire 01D

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Issue:

Camp on left bank with large opening on small tributary of North Branch Grants brook. Short cut grass up to the river bank. Old dam creating a man-made pond. Cement slabs as rip-rap on stream banks. Big hill on the right bank that is used for tubing during winter.

Action Required:

Landowner education on the importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone on his property and the effects of a man-made pond on water quality. Restore the buffer zone by planting shrubs or by letting nature take its course by leaving a strip of untouched vegetation along the stream.

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