Myers Station Stream Restoration Project
The Myers Station Stream Restoration Project is a stream restoration project funded by the State of Kentucky Finance Cabinet with funds from the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife (KY F&W) Fee In-Leu Of (FILO) program.
The Myers Station project is located in Nicholas County, KY. The restoration project includes reshaping existing channels, re-establishing new channel, constructing in-stream structures, preparing soil for seeding, native planting and seeding, installing erosion control fabric and mulch; and harvesting, transporting, installing and maintaining live stake and vegetative materials on approximately 25,000 linear feet of stream. Natural Channel Design techniques are used with this project which include a portion of the Licking River and reaches five of its unnamed tributaries as well as portions of Cassidy Creek and reaches six of its tributaries.
- Approximately 25,000+ linear feet of stream being preserved, enhanced, established or re-established to the watershed.
- Buffer enhancement of approximately 9,000+feet of perennial stream
- Various rock and wood structures installed to provide bank stabilization, grade control and aquatic habitat to the stream.
- Native riparian corridor will be established.