Reed College Canyon

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Reed Canyon Enhancement Strategy

Implementation Strategy

Upper Lake Management Zone

Timing of Tasks
Tasks

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

Restore headwater forest and forested wetlands (approx 463,000 sq ft)

Hire labor crews to remove in areas with native veg conflicts

X

X

X

             

X

X

Coordinate and conduct bi-annual volunteer ivy/ blackberry pull

     

X

X

       

X

X

 

Work with neighbors to remove invasives on their property

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Seed freshly cleared areas with regreen or sterile wheat for ec

       

X

X

   

X

X

   

Monitor and periodically remove new invasive growth

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Revegetate cleared areas with native plant material

 

X

X

           

X

X

 

Coordinate bi-annual volunteer planting day

   

X

           

X

   

Restore open water / emergent marsh / riparian edge (approx 180,000 sq ft)

Secure permits for invasive species removal in-water

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Use aquatic weed harvester to remove reed canarygrass

X

X

                 

X

Elevate water level to a depth of 3' in winter during harvest

X

X

                 

X

Install erosion control / sediment traps at sewerline crossing

X

X

                 

X

Use backhoe to remove rcg near edge and in drier locations

X

X

       

X

X

       

Dewater harvested material near 37th Ave then remove from site

           

X

X

X

     

Monitor and periodically remove new invasive growth

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Revegetate cleared areas with native plants

 

X

X

X

         

X

X

 

Upper spring pond and spillway (20 ft wide)

Divert spring water around work zone

           

X

X

X

     

Regrade berm and install rock based waterfall to drain pond

           

X

X

X

     

Install a bridge to cross over waterfall area

           

X

X

X

     

Neighbor buffering

Plant headwater forest community on north side of lake (approx 300 ft)

   

X

X

               

Plant riparian edge community in a 30' wide buffer at pond (approx 3900 ft)

                 

X

X

 

Trail system

Survey current and potential future location for trails

           

X

X

X

     

Determine footage of boardwalk needed to cross wetland areas (min 400 ft)

           

X

X

X

     

Regrade trail to a 3' width, 15' away from water's edge (min 1500 ft)

           

X

X

X

     
 
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