Minnehaha Creek – Reach 14 Streambank Improvement Project. Design Concept 1 – From the Creek. Is this a “fun” stream to paddle? The allure of a journey, what’s around the next bend? Viewing wildlife Viewing architecture Hearing the sounds Connecting with the water.
Minnehaha Creek – Reach 14Streambank Improvement Project
By the numbers, in general nothing larger than 6” rock is required.
Is this the “best” stream to live on?
Different aesthetic preferences
Neat & orderly
Natural & organic
Full Sun to Full Shade – There are natives for that
Images courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery
Excerpts from Shaw, D. and Schmidt, R. 2003, Plants for Stormwater Design