Creative Habitat Corp. aquatic ecosystem projects

Sheldrake River, Mamaroneck, NY, 1997
This highly visible streambank restoration project combined technical erosion control needs with aesthetics in the midst of a suburban street. The project aimed at reinforcing the native vegetation along the stream as well as serving erosion control purposes. Although received with skepticism at the outset, the project is now applauded by local residents as a significant improvement over previous conditions.

sheldrake river prior to restoration
Prior to restoration the river banks were badly eroded.

Sheldrake River during spring flood
A spring flood before restoration.

Sheldrake River during construction
Installing coconut fiber rolls to anchor the slope and provide a foting for vegetation.

Sheldrake River after restoration
One year after planting residents are pleased with the results.

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Creative Habitat Corp.
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