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.
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