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Trout Stream Restoration

Trout Stream Restoration

The Oak Glen Golf Course Stream Restoration addressed a highly manicured reach of Brown's Creek located within a public golf course that had become excessively wide and shallow. Water quality monitoring indicated that anthropogenic changes caused a substantial warming of this cold-water fishery. The stream restoration enhanced wildlife habitat, reduced in-stream warming, improved course aesthetics, while still satisfying the strict playability standards of the golf course. EOR's Team included staff who contributed to various aspects of the project, including:

Client Benefits

  • Recognized as one of the first field applications of temperature modeling.
  • Assisted in the acquisition of over $250,000 in grant funds.
  • Garnered buy-in from course owner, management and superintendent.
  • Project estimated to reduce mean temperature by 0.5° F and the maximum temperature by 6° F.

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