5. Selecting Appropriate Stream and Watershed Restoration Techniques

  1. Philip Roni and
  2. Tim Beechie
  1. Philip Roni2,
  2. George Pess2,
  3. Karrie Hanson2 and
  4. Michael Pearsons1

Published Online: 28 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118406618.ch5

Stream and Watershed Restoration: A Guide to Restoring Riverine Processes and Habitats

Stream and Watershed Restoration: A Guide to Restoring Riverine Processes and Habitats

How to Cite

Roni, P., Pess, G., Hanson, K. and Pearsons, M. (2012) Selecting Appropriate Stream and Watershed Restoration Techniques, in Stream and Watershed Restoration: A Guide to Restoring Riverine Processes and Habitats (eds P. Roni and T. Beechie), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118406618.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Fish Ecology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pearson Ecological, 2840 Lougheed Highway, Agassiz, British Columbia, V0M 1A1, Canada

  2. 2

    Fish Ecology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199551

Online ISBN: 9781118406618

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Keywords:

  • selection of appropriate stream/watershed restoration techniques;
  • appropriate restoration, restoration goals/objectives and disruption process;
  • common restoration techniques in achieving restoration goals;
  • restoration techniques and habitats, and processes restored;
  • longitudinal connectivity restoration, disconnection and infrastructure removal;
  • culverts/bridge barriers, or disruptions to longitudinal connectivity;
  • North America, Europe, Asia, dam removal benefits for fish populations;
  • lateral connectivity, river channel to floodplain connection;
  • techniques in surface erosion reduction, road resurface/traffic/dips;
  • riparian restoration, silviculture, grazing, riparian buffer strategies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Connectivity

  • Sediment and hydrology

  • Riparian restoration strategies

  • Habitat improvement and creation techniques

  • Miscellaneous restoration techniques

  • Summary

  • References