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Does Canoeing Increase Streambank Erosion?Author(s): Edward A. Hansen
Source: Research Note NC-186. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionDescribes research on the Pine River in Michigan to determine if large increases in canoeing accelerated streambank erosion. Most erosion was natural, but people sliding and camping on streambanks created some erosion. Heavy canoe traffic was not a cause of erosion.
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CitationHansen, Edward A. 1975. Does Canoeing Increase Streambank Erosion?. Research Note NC-186. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsbank stabilization, vegetation establishment, boating, camping
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