Limekiln Creek Restoration

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