Conservation Training

Streambank Protection Planning

April 27, 2022 – April 28, 2022

8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Online

This training will cover the planning phase of streambank erosion projects to better equip staff to visit with landowners when asked about this type of project. The following topics are planned to be covered:

  • Defining stream restoration and protection terminology as well as which resources and NRCS standards apply
  • Identifying the cause and scope of stream erosion problems
  • Project goals and objectives of the landowner and agency staff
  • Different types of streambank practices including vegetative, bioengineering, and structural type practices
  • How to discern between different options as well as how to document decisions
  • Job Approval Authority (JAA) discussion for stream projects