Next the students position the log across
the current forming a small dam.
Rocks are added to secure the log in
Rejuvenating a silted-in trout stream is
hard work! Yet every year the students repair another section of the
Here, with help and supervision from
employees of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry, the students carry a
log to the stream.
The finished product. The steam will
naturally form a plunge pool under the waterfall providing a "hole"
for trout to live and feed. The waterfall also helps to oxygenate the
Note: The foam on the upstream (right
hand side of picture) is naturally occurring by-product of the tannin
in the water.