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Wildfire Rehabilitation Fact Sheets

List of Slope Protection Practices and Descriptions:

List of Runoff Protection Practices and Descriptions:

List of Sediment Control Practices and Descriptions:

  • Silt Fence:  Temporary sediment barrier of filter fabric & wire fencing.

  • Straw Bale Check Dam:  Temporary erosion & sediment control in small channels.

  • Rock Check Dam:  Erosion & sediment control in small channels.

  • Post & Wire Check Dam:  Erosion & sediment control in small channels.

  • Log Check Dam:  Erosion & sediment control in small channels.

  • Debris/Sediment Basin:  Dam or structure to trap debris and sediment.

List of Road/Trail Protection Practices and Descriptions:

  • Culvert Inlet Protection:  Temporary structure to prevent culverts from plugging.

  • Culvert Drop Inlet Structure:  Structure to trap sediment above culverts.

  • Rock Drainage Crossing / Ford:  Alternative to culverts where roads cross channels.

  • Outsloping:  Grading roads & trails for uniform drainage.

  • Dips:  Grading roads & trails to collect runoff at safe outlet.

  • Waterbars:  Water management structure for roads & trails.

  • Piped Slope Drain:  Pipe Outlet structure for road drainage.

  • Lined Slope Drain:  Open channel structure for road drainage.

List of Other Protection Practices and Descriptions:

  • Hazardous Tree Felling:  Removing dangerous trees.

  • Impoundment Renovation:  Improving/removing ponds to avoid storm damage.

  • Structure Site Containment:  Keeping debris from burnt structures from washing away.

  • Well Head Protection:  Protecting wells from surface contamination.

  • Well Abandonment:  Plugging wells to avoid aquifer contamination.

  • Wildlife Habitat Improvement:  Planting vegetation for wildlife.

  • Weed Control:  Eliminating undesirable vegetation.