Before and After Project Photos

Road and Landing Fillslope Instabilities - Decommissioning

Before: Abandoned road on the steep inner gorge slope of a salmonid stream has been reopened to excavate unstable fillslopes
Before: Abandoned road on the steep inner gorge slope of a salmonid stream has been reopened to excavate unstable fillslopes
After: Unstable road fill has been excavated and hauled off-site. Exposed surface has been mulched with alders, brush and straw
After: Unstable road fill has been excavated and hauled off-site. Exposed surface has been mulched with alders, brush and straw

Road and landing fillslope instabilities - Decommissioning

Before: Unstable streamside road reach with high potential for sediment delivery
Before: Unstable streamside road reach with high potential for sediment delivery
After: Unstable fill has been excavated and endhauled, and mulch has been applied to protect bare soil
After: Unstable fill has been excavated and endhauled, and mulch has been applied to protect bare soil

Landslide Excavation - Decommissioning

Before: Active landsliding along this poorly designed road threatens to deliver sediment to the stream below
Before: Active landsliding along this poorly designed road threatens to deliver sediment to the stream below
After: A combination of endhauling and in-place outsloping have been used to decommission this unstable road reach
After: A combination of endhauling and in-place outsloping have been used to decommission this unstable road reach

Landslide Excavation - Decommissioning

Before: Forest logging road traverses a steep, wet swale showing signs of slope instability
Before: Forest logging road traverses a steep, wet swale showing signs of slope instability
After: Unstable road fill has been excavated and most of it endhauled off-site to a stable spoil disposal site
After: Unstable road fill has been excavated and most of it endhauled off-site to a stable spoil disposal site
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