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Brushy Creek stream bank strengthened in Greer’s Century Park

January 28th, 2021

We were proud to work with Clemson Extension and the City of Greer to repair a portion of the Brushy Creek stream bank in Century Park last week.

Before and after repairs were installed on a failing stream bank along Brushy Creek in Greer's Century Park.

Together, we installed: 

  • 256 live stakes from elderberry, black willow, and silky willow trees
  • 12 beautyberry and swamp sunflower plants
  • Native seed mixes
  • 18 feet of live fascines from black willow trees
  • Erosion control matting

Planting native plants and seeds and lining the bank with matting will help prevent erosion, protect surrounding trees, slow stormwater runoff, prevent unwanted pollutants, and protect wildlife habitat. This project was funded wholly or in part by the US EPA under a Section 319 Grant through SC DHEC to reduce bacteria, nutrient, and sediment pollution in the Tyger River watershed.

Click here to watch a great video from the City of Greer about the project

 

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