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Couple of #seatrout this afternoon to see out the season on the #beaulieu this river has something not sure what because I caught 5 fish all year. But next year I will get that big one. #flyfishing #wildtrout #woodydebris #newforest #browntrout #guidelife
Exactly 2 years ago today we had a special combined #workingbee and #workshop in the #foodforest at the #SanctuaryMahiWhenua . #EllenSchindler (orange top) guided us through constructing a #Hügelkultur bed in which #woodydebris (fallen branches and/or logs) #decompose over a prolonged period. #Rottingwood holds water, so the bed also becomes a small water reservoir for the plants growing on it. The Hügelkultur bed was named Helen, in memory of the late Helen Kelly, and plants growing on it have flourished. #communitygarden #organic #citygarden #foodforest #localfood #Unitec #wairakaprecinct #gardening
This shallow and messy section of a tiny headwater stream might not look like much, but you are looking at a native trout nursery! Woody debris creates complex channel features which are perfect places to grow for young of year trout like these Westslope Cutthroat Trout. Slow moving shallow water means these tiny trout can expend the least amount of energy possible while staying out of the reach of predators like Bull Trout which prefer deeper fast flowing water in larger downstream reaches. #westslopecutthroattrout #bulltrout #woodydebris #habitat #nativespecies #alberta #tucanada #conservation
Pink Salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) densely schooled within woody debris during their spawning migration. #biosphere , #insitu , #Teleostei , #spawningmigration , #woodydebris , #naturalworld , #nature , #Pacificsalmon , #Salmonidae , #Salmoniformes , #Salmoninae , #Seacam , #PinkSalmon , #Oncorhynchusgorbuscha , #Seacamunderwaterhousing , #SouthCentralAlaska , #Alaska , #underwater , #underwaterphoto , #uwphoto , #Vertebrate , #wild , #wild salmon
Naturally occurring 'large woody debris' in a tributary of the River Beauly. It may look scruffy to some, but it provides important habitat for both juvenile and adult salmon - fish do grow in trees ☺️ #largewoodydebris #woodydebris #fishhabitat #salmon #salmonconservation #riverbeauly #highlands #scotland
_________ In-water fallen trees are invertebrate biodiversity hotspots: ◦ Insects use this wood for cover and feeding. ◦ Some insects and other inverts eat saturated wood tissue, funneling woody biomass into the food chain. ◦ Wet deadwood provides invert egg-laying sites. ◦ Woody debris intercepts drifting egg masses and drifting inverts, providing attachment sites and refuge. ◦ New invert colonies form on downed lake-wood. ◦ In turn, inverts are eaten by tons of other animals. - 56 invert species are closely associated with aquatic woody debris in Washington State and Oregon and another 129 species are discretionary users (Dudley and Anderson 1982). - Woody debris also: ◦ Provides refuge for other creatures including birds, fish, amphibians and etc. during both juvenile and adult stages. ◦ Provides growth substrates for plants, lichen, fungi etc. - In-water wood quantities are dramatically lower than previous levels and will take a relatively long time to recover: ◦ Riparian and buffer tree numbers are much lower than before, limiting stock for new wood deposition. ◦ Logging and other capitalist landscape practices have occurred over a greater geographical extent than urbanization, impacting more of the total landscape. ◦ Tree production is slow in comparison to herbaceous veg or shrub growth, although small woody debris also provides eco-benefits. ◦ With "restoration", recovery would take longer than other beneficial wet habitat components such as overhanging vegetation, thick root mats or dense macrophyte beds; particularly when viewed at a regional scale. ◦ Moving and installing large wood is often expensive in comparison to planting and such. - In summary, whenever possible, leave shorewood in place and allow new wood to be "naturally" recruited🙂 It's a huge benefit for biodiversity. - Lakeshore woody debris joins the waters' edge in at least four ways: ◦ Shifting/unstable shoreline banks. ◦ Delivered by upstream rivers and positioned by a combination of lake currents and lake fetch. ◦ Windthrow. ◦ Less dramatic death and decay of shoreline trees. - #LWD231712
You would never guess that single small log would provide shelter for 2 adult chinook salmon, 5 westslope cutthroat, 2 mountain whitefish and a dozen juvenile chinook parr, but on a sunny day small shade is better than no cover at all. I'm just glad I detoured to inspect what at first glance was a inauspicious root wad. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ #habitat #freshwater #aquaticbiology #watershed #cutthroattrout #chinooksalmon #trout #salmon #riversnorkeling #ecology #conservation #citizenscience #aquatic #publiclands #aquaticbiology #woodydebris #wildfish #mountainwhitefish 180 Snorkel
You would never guess that single small log would provide shelter for 2 adult chinook salmon, 5 westslope cutthroat, 2 mountain whitefish and a dozen juvenile chinook parr, but on a sunny day small shade is better than no cover at all. I'm just glad I detoured to inspect what at first glance was a inauspicious root wad. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ #habitat #freshwater #aquaticbiology #watershed #cutthroattrout #chinooksalmon #trout #salmon #riversnorkeling #ecology #conservation #citizenscience #aquatic #publiclands #aquaticbiology #woodydebris #wildfish #mountainwhitefish
Brazil's match going on and how were we? // jogo do Brasil rolando e a gente tava como? #riparianzone #woodydebris #electrofishing #ItsFootballNotSoccer
#orangebonnet #mycenaacicula #mycena #acicula #mycology #coralspringmycena ⚫️grow on #deadtwigs and other #woodydebris of forest floors, especially along #streams and other wet places
Riding my bicycle in Overton Park's Old Growth Forest during light rain, midtown Memphis, Tennessee #oldgrowthforest #trailriding #ecosystem #primevalforest #ancientwoodland #biodiversity #treespecies #woodydebris #paesaggio #paysage #landscapephotography
6th and final new stream from the other weekend. You can tell by the quality of photos that it was getting dark but I had time to quickly explore this tiny stream. There were browns in the first waterfall pool, but above there was a thriving brook trout population. I caught and released 7 or 8 in less than an hour, and missed a monster (in this kind of place, that means 10"). A stream this small is very fragile. The population can depend entirely on the survival of one or two dozen fish in a stream like this, and now that I know what's there, I will probably leave it alone in the future. But I hope there are more hidden gems like this out there left to find! #flyfishing #brooktrout #nativetrout #bluelining #smallstream #woodydebris #woodisgood
At it again yesterday, proper job, go big or go home. Thanks to @reelrivers for moral support #riverkeeper #woodydebris #brushwood #wildtrout #troutstream #properkeeper #thatlldo
Sometimes we have to fix other people's mistakes #repair #baddesign #istillsayitswrong #butwhoamitospeak #creek #woodydebris #pool
#hydraulicsinthewild #geneseeriver #woodydebris A February site visit in #rochesterny with temps in the 60's? Yes!
Trout nursery! Woody debris, clean oxygenated water, overhanging vegetation and a surplus of zombie chum eggs. The majority of adult searun Cutthroat we encounter left freshwater at age 2. This means that these ~ 10 month old trout will remain in freshwater for another full year before heading out to sea. Long story short, freshwater conditions appear to be as important as marine conditions for cutthroat and other salmonids that depend on an extended freshwater rearing periods. . . . #freshwater #woodydebris #habitat #troutfishing #snorkeling #underwaterphotography #winter #cutthroat #steelhead
An exceptionally chilly winter day in the prairie pothole region of South Dakota presented this beauty of a sunset framed by discarded woody debris. What I enjoyed about this moment was the opportunity to view an object that I otherwise overlooked as something worth my attention. South Dakota. January 2017. . #Winter #WinterSky #Sunset #Sunrise #Sky #Cloud #SkyColors #Silhouette #TakeAWalk #Debris #WoodyDebris #Discarded #TossedAside #OneMansTrashIsAnotherMansTreasure #OneWomansTrashIsAnotherWomansTreasure #LookAgain #GetOutside #DontLetTheColdStopYou #Nature #NaturePhotography #ExperienceNature #NikonD3400 #GreatPlains #PrairiePotholeRegion #PrairiePothole #SouthDakota #SouthDakotaSky #SD #HiFromSD
What a lovely waterfall with great woody debris that not only makes for a great picture, but also great habitat for fish like salmon! #tillamookstateforest #pnwlife #oregonexplored #pnwonderland #ilovemystateforest #waterfall #fishlove #woodydebris #itsagoodlife
Finishing touches to our #meander reconnection and #backwater on the #yeddingbrook . Looking forward to planting this one up in the #spring . #woodydebris #riverrestoration #habitatcreation #environmentalcontractor @wild.london @hillingdoncouncil
Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film. Your bright eyes, your easy smile is your museum. Ansel Adams . . . 📷Ranger Megan personal adventures 📷 . #wrackline #woodydebris #frostybeach #winterexploring #olympiccoast #onp #nps #doi #pnw #olympicnationalpark #usinterior #optoutside #getupandgetout
Oregon forestry student @emily.walbridge completing a Brown’s Transect for measuring fuel loads as a part of a school project for her Wildland Fire class. #womenintimber #wildlandwomen #forestrystudent
An update on our Caribou Habitat Restoration Project: we’re making good progress as we work to help reclaim linear disturbances in the boreal forest near our operations in northern Alberta. Tap the website link in our bio to learn more. . . . #mounding #treeplanting #treebending #woodydebris #caribou #habitat #habitatrestoration #northernalberta #boreal #borealforest #forestry
We’re working hard on our multi-year caribou habitat restoration project in northeastern Alberta. Tap the website link in our profile to check on our progress. . . . #mounding #treeplanting #treebending #woodydebris #caribou #habitat #habitatrestoration #northernalberta #boreal #borealforest #forestry
A very impressive #logjam has formed on the #StanislausRiver - with new trees sprouting on top of fallen ones! Such wood piles can create headaches for navigation and worries about flooding, but they can also be critical for healthy fish habitat by offering pockets of slow water refuge, cover from hungry birds, and am amble supply of delicious bugs. Click the link in our bio to learn more about the benefits and challenges of large woody debris! #logs #fallenlog #woodpile #river #riverlife #habitat #fishhabitat #fallentrees #woodydebris #largewood #inajam #newgrowth
Coarse woody debris (fallen timber) is extremely important for biodiversity. It provides vital habitat, protection from predators, thermoregulation for reptiles, a nursery site for fungus, hosts insects which are an important food source, and provides important nutrient cycling in ecosystems. It can take up to 100 years to form and is detrimentally impacted by frequent fire. Reptile species richness and abundance in my study area significantly increase with increased volumes of coarse woody debris. Cunningham’s skink in its home 😊
Not a big fish by any stretch, but I am always amazed by how quickly fish will move into newly restored habitat. This grayling is one of a small shoal that has taken up residence at our recently completed pinch point. The works have probably loosened up the gravel bed too making it easier for the fish to grub around. #grayling #chalkstream #riverrestoration #rivermanagement #kennetfisherman #kennet #Fishing #flyfishing #chalkstreamfly #chalkstreamtrout #chalkstreamgrayling #riverkeeper #woodydebris #largewoodydebris #rewilding #flugfiske #fluefiske #pescaamosca #pecheamouche #bartoncourt #BartonCourtEstate #actionfortheriverkennet
New ripples on the Oakley beat, as a result of the hinged willow and LWD we’ve put in recently. Lovely to see and feel the different flows. #mottisfont #fishery #rivertest #woodydebris #riverrestoration #habitat #flyfishing #ChalkStream
One last shot from last night #woodydebris
See how our caribou habitat restoration project has progressed since launch. Tap the link to our website in our profile to learn more. . . . #mounding #treeplanting #treebending #woodydebris #caribou #habitat #habitatrestoration #northernalberta #boreal #borealforest #forestry
More woody debris action on the Oakley yesterday - hinged willow pinching in the river to increase diversity of flow and depth. #riverrestoration #chalkstream #habitat #habitatenhancement #rivertest #flyfishing #mottisfont #fishery #woodydebris #lwd
_________ Recent off-channel habitat creation project targeting migrating juvenile salmonids. In this moment, it's closer to high tide than low tide. How will the geomorphology fare over time? Starting with a visit during construction, I've rando gotten here about 2x yr. #woodydebris #transition #resiliencenotrestoration #migrating #juvenile #salmonids #ecolift #ecologicallift #nearshore #urbanriver #workingriver #navigable #howwillitfare #overtime #shallowtime #refuge #refugia #neato #resilience #restoration #PNW #Cascadia #SalishLowlands #HOSA #WESALO #wetlander #keepkeepingtabs #keepingtabs
I had just finished banging on about the importance of #deadwood when we jumped off the bus & found this #cowsliporchid growing on the top of a fallen log. #snap ! #terrestrialorchid #caladeniaflava #habitat #woodydebris #wawildflowers
Plenty of #orchids flowering but this was one of my favourite finds. A #Karri stump covered in #corybas , known as #helmetorchids . Even the dead #trees count! #habitat #woodydebris #terrestrialorchid
"If you ask me, that's the American dream right there. Anything can happen to anyone... it's just random."
Nice bit of habitat going in today on the #wiltshirebourne lovely little river, stuffed full of monster #grayling #riverrestoration #habitat #chalkstream #browntrout #wiltshirewildlifetrust #thatwilldowell #woodydebris
You would never guess that single small log would provide shelter for 2 adult chinook salmon, 5 westslope cutthroat, 2 mountain whitefish and a dozen juvenile chinook parr, but on a sunny day small shade is better than no cover at all. I'm just glad I detoured to inspect what at first glance was a inauspicious root wad. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ #habitat #freshwater #aquaticbiology #watershed #cutthroattrout #chinooksalmon #trout #salmon #riversnorkeling #ecology #conservation #citizenscience #aquatic #publiclands #aquaticbiology #woodydebris #wildfish #mountainwhitefish
Last required #fish community assessment site of the #fieldseason was a challenging #urbanstream with plenty of #woodydebris for us to give our acrobatic abilities a real workout.
Healthy rivers meander. The above shot is 2013. The river punched through the large log jam on the right in 2016, sweeping through a young forest, carving an entirely new channel and depositing hundreds of new trees into the watershed where they collect and form new woody structures and deep, complex holes for fish. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ #habitat #ecology #forest #aquatic #trees #river #water #watershed #woodydebris #headwatersmatter #thewoodisgood
Even when the tide strengths are weak, they still manage to bring up unwanted debris in the nets! #fykenet #debris #woodydebris #stuck #muddywater #chocolateriver #petitcodiacwatershed #petitcodiacriver #fieldseason #salisbury #newbrunswick #eastcoast #maritimes #canada
Keeping it cold. Restoring headwater channel through pond removal. Channel centerline staking, excavator connect the dots. #fishpassage #woodydebris #sinuosity #greatlakes @troutunlimited @sweetwaterbrew #saveourwaterTU
One of the best spots for the #steelhead #smolt . #woodydebris
'Shroom log from yesterday. Anyone know the species? #fungi #woodydebris #decomposition #nature
#tbt to that time Dr. Lambert brought her class to the lower sites to remove invasive #knotweed . We discovered so much beautiful downed #woodydebris . #invasivespecies #restorationecology #uwb #uwbothell #northcreekforest
90 percent followed by a 40 followed by a 50! #woodydebris heaven! This little bit of river is coming along nicely. @treesandtroutglobal always a pleasure! #bespokepermit #chalkstream #flyfishing #browntrout #riverkeeper #thatwilldowell
Nice little brushwood mattress and log combo! Very satisfying this one. Steady 2 man day with @treesandtroutglobal #habitatrestoration #chalkstream #lwd #woodydebris #onestandard #thatwilldowell #flyfishing #browntrout #crackedwillow
After weeks of waiting our research paper has been peer reviewed by #marius , #holm , #burger , #krysiak and #wolfer . We are very content with the grading (5.2 out of 5!!!). The scientific standards we reached are very high and at state of the art level. Also the peer reviewers are highly qualified and leading experts in their field (effects of human behavior on fire places (especially on woody debris) in sub urban forests). Thanks to them we are looking forward to publish our paper soon. But first we are going to present our groundbreaking results in the canton of Ticino. #onthewaytoticino #UniversityOfLugano #woodydebris #lagodilugano #drinkacoffeeinascona #ceneri #goodtimes #mpgren #aktivdienstswisscoy #resega #1998
Same tree as yesterday, submerged and secured! #piratedog on #habitatinspection again. #flyfishing #wildtrout #woodydebris #habitatenhancement #habitatenhancement #habitatrestoration #onestandard #thatwilldo nice little shift put in with @treesandtroutglobal pleasure as always.
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