Oxbow Restoration

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An oxbow restoration site in the 1950's when it was still connected to White Fox Creek.

An oxbow restoration site in the 1950’s when it was still connected to White Fox Creek.

The same oxbow restoration site prior to restoration.  Site is not longer connected to creek and has completely filled in with sediment over the years.

The same oxbow restoration site prior to restoration. Site is no longer connected to the creek and has completely filled in with sediment over the years.

The same oxbow restoration sites after restoration is complete.  Oxbow now holds water year-round and connects with creek during high flows, which allow fish to access the habitat.

The same oxbow restoration sites after restoration is complete. Oxbow now holds water year-round and connects with creek during high flows, which allow fish to access the habitat.


Oxbow Brochure – Click here to learn more about oxbow restorations


If you are interested in learning more about oxbow restorations in the Boone River Watershed, or if you believe that you have a potential restoration site on your property and would like to learn about funding opportunities available for restoration, please contact:

Karen Wilke

Boone River Project Director

The Nature Conservancy

480-678-2352

kwilke@tnc.org

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