An information packed video tour of six urban stream restoration sites. Background information on how the projects were funded and organized with community involvement and the history and principles of restoration.
Full of beautiful examples of restored streams with detailed instructions and graphic illustration. Includes examples of stream restoration in very urbanized areas, recreating stream shapes and meanders, creek daylighting, soil bioengineering and ecological flood control projects.
This program will be indispensable to engineers, landscape architects, biologists, water managers, community groups and decision makers - anyone interested in ecological urban stream and neighborhood restoration.
The tour is led by Ann Riley, an internationally known hydrologist, stream restoration professional, and executive director of the Waterways Restoration Institute in Berkeley, Ca.