Glacken Slope Improvements

Photos from the slope stabilization project at Glacken Slope. Visit the project page to learn more: Glacken Slope Improvement Project.

  • Glacken Slope before stabilization: little ground cover and high erosion velocities.

    Glacken Slope before stabilization: little ground cover and high erosion velocities.

  • Gully along Glacken Slope before repair.

    Gully along Glacken Slope before repair.

  • Coir rolls are placed horizontally along gully to fill and stabilize the slope.

    Coir rolls are placed horizontally along gully to fill and stabilize the slope.

  • Coir rolls viewed from the bottom of Glacken Slope.

    Coir rolls viewed from the bottom of Glacken Slope.

  • Logs are placed above the gully repair to divert water around the gully while the slope is stabilized.

    Logs are placed above the gully repair to divert water around the gully while the slope is stabilized.

  • Fill is added between the coir logs to repair the gully.

    Fill is added between the coir logs to repair the gully.

  • Adding compost to glacken slope to fill gully and provide nutrients to new groundcover plants.

    Adding compost to glacken slope to fill gully and provide nutrients to new groundcover plants.

  • Glacken slope is stabilized with new soils, saw dust, and a fabric liner.

    Glacken slope is stabilized with new soils, saw dust, and a fabric liner.

  • Glacken Slope after stabilization fabric has been placed.

    Glacken Slope after stabilization fabric has been placed.

  • Coir logs are placed above stabilization fabric on Glacken Slope.

    Coir logs are placed above stabilization fabric on Glacken Slope.

  • Native species are planted on top of the fabric and coir rolls to stabilize the soils.

    Native species are planted on top of the fabric and coir rolls to stabilize the soils.

  • Another view of stabilized slope.

    Another view of stabilized slope.

  • Glacken Slope after stabilizing plantings have taken root.

    Glacken Slope after stabilizing plantings have taken root.