Marion, North Carolina
Summer 2019

Before, eroding streambanks, stormwater runoff, and invasive plants contributed to poor water quality and degraded habitats for fish and other wildlife.

Now, stream re-shaping, riparian vegetation, and meandering riffles and pools provide diverse habitats for fish and insects.

Riffles and pools create fish habitats
Stable streambanks
Before: severe incision, erosion, and pollution