A frugal wall of trees may save eroding Riceford Creek


Volunteers anchor tree to the creek banks.
1 Volunteers anchor tree to the creek banks. 
Cedar trees are helping stop bank erosion.
2 Cedar trees are helping stop bank erosion. 
A steel cable anchors a tree to the shoreline.
3 A steel cable anchors a tree to the shoreline. 
Anchors are used to attach trees to the bank.
4 Anchors are used to attach trees to the bank. 
Steel cables secure trees to the creek bank.
5 Steel cables secure trees to the creek bank. 
Stopping creek erosion
6 Stopping creek erosion 
Lowering a tree into place
7 Lowering a tree into place 
Securing the trees
8 Securing the trees 
Slowing erosion
9 Slowing erosion 
Riceford Creek
10 Riceford Creek