2003. A Soil Bioengineering Guide for Streambank and Lakeshore Stabilization. FS-683P. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center.
This guide provides information on how to successfully plan and implement a soil bioengineering project, including the application of soil bioengineering techniques. Basic principles and background information on ecology and the stream dynamics needed before attempting a restoration project are also presented.
This guide is designed for those who plan restoration projects and for those engaged in the day-to-day construction and maintenance of water-related recreation facilities, including dispersed areas, forest roads, and trails. It is also for persons interested in learning more about soil bioengineering stabilization techniques and how to apply them.
- Cover, Table of Contents, Preface and Acknowledgements (.pdf, 642 kb)
- Introduction (.pdf, 235 kb)
- Chapter 1 - Making the Connection(.pdf, 771 kb)
- Chapter 2 - The Riparian Ecosystem (.pdf, 1.8 mb)
- Chapter 3 - Rivers and Streams (.pdf, 1.6 mb)
- Chapter 4 - Planning a Successful Project (.pdf, 2 mb)
- Chapter 5 - Soil Bioengineering Techniques (.pdf, 5 mb)
- Glossary and Additional Information (.pdf, 37 kb)
- Appendixes(.pdf, 3.8 mb)
- Bibliography (.pdf, 28 kb)
- Back Cover(.pdf, 24 kb)