PROJECT: OPAL CLIFFS PROJECT TYPE: Bluff Repair and Stabilization   PROJECT SCALE: Small   CLIENT/OWNER: Local Homeowner   TECHNIQUES EMPLOYED: Anchored TRM, Live Staking, Hydroseeding   GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Opal Cliffs Drive, Santa Cruz, CA    GEOMORPHIC SETTING:   Sea cliff subject to active erosion and periodic...

  PROJECT #20 – LOWER SULPHUR CREEK PROJECT TYPE:  Salmonid Stream Restoration PROJECT SCALE:  Moderate, approx 1 mile of stream realignment and habitat restoration. CLIENT/OWNER: Sacramento Watershed Action Group (SWAG) and Co-ord Resource Management Group  TECHNIQUES EMPLOYED: -- Willow & Cottonwood Pole Planting -- LWD & Rock Habitat Structures -- Newbury Rock Riffle --...

PROJECT TYPE:   Steep highway cutslope construction,revegetation field trials    PROJECT SCALE:  MEDIUM CLIENT/OWNER: Calif. Dept of Transportation TECHNIQUES            EMPLOYED:  Stepped Slopes, Compost / Soil Admixtures, Tree and shrub planting, Brushlayers, and Live staking (slope pinning) GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Hwy. 299W, just below Buckhorn Summit, Shasta County, Calif. GEOMORPHIC SETTING: Buckhorn Mountain is an exposed decomposed granite...

That's right! We've gone COMPLETELY HANDHELD and now offer our newly published book Bioengineering Case Studies: Sustainable Stream Bank and Slope Stabilization in E-Book format! (We still offer the 212 page book in hardcover as well for those of the older school fashion!) Bioengineering Case Studies describes and...

We haven't heard much from John this past week, with him being busy exploring and working in Southeast Asia! But he has been able to send us some pictures which speak for themself! So if you'd like an update with what he's been up to,...

That's right! John has flown half way across the globe to land right on the Malaysia / Thailand border! He has worked with the Malaysian Environment Department before in their country, as well as in ours! Earlier this year, John had taken about 20 of...

Redding California and it is Fall of 2000.  SWAG (Sacramento Watersheds Action Group) a non-profit formed in 1996 to restore the salmonid habitat in Sulphur Creek (an important (spawning and rearing habitat-wise) a seasonal urban stream, has started to “Day Light” the Secret Canyon Stream. Our...