BFEC hosted a stream restoration workshop

BFEC hosted a stream restoration workshop to educate landowners, non-profits, regulators, business leaders as to the processes of stream restoration. Participants attended a presentation at the Linville River Falls Winery where BFEC highlighted the basic design processes that were employed in a mile-long project in Avery County. Afterwards, the attendees visited an the active stream restoration construction site where both priority 1 and 3 restoration was occurring. The attached photo is Melanie Carter, PE, PhD explaining basic natural design principles in the field.