Grants Stream - North Branch

Waterfront property with rip-rap on banks

Waterfront property

Stair access

Waterfront property

Waterfront property

North Branch Grants 05

Friday, July 23, 2010

Issue:

This section of the Grants brook has multiple cottages with a waterfront access. Short cut grass up to the river bank for most properties (with some trees left). Rip-rap rocks on the banks of one property.

Action Required:

Landowner education on the importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone on their property. 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