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Riparian Transect data: 07-22-2010
School: Black Butte Elementary School
Date and Time: July 22, 2010, 3:22 p.m.
Slope of Stream Bank:
Field Notes The forest at this site is the result of neglected and unmanaged natural regrowth from logging, probably sometime in the 1940s or 1950s. Red Alder, Douglas fir and non-native invasive plants are dominant. Doug Fir and Red Cedar are slowly taking over.
(0 to 20 ft)
|3||6||11||Very over grown near the water, lots of shrubs|
(20 to 40 ft)
|4||2||9||1 more conifer and less shrubs, forest floor starting to clear out|
(40 to 60 ft)
|7||3||7||Getting more conifer forest like, more ferns and small shrubs, less hardwoods.|
(60 to 80 ft)
|2||6||12||A bit of a clearing in this zone, less trees overall|
(80 to 100 ft)
|11||5||7||Deep dark conifer forest. Higher canopy|