Large wood in King County rivers
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Annual public meeting
Join us for a presentation of our upcoming projects that include the use of large wood in rivers to reduce flood risks and improve habitat.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
3:30 to 5 p.m.
Register here (external)
This online meeting is geared toward neighbors of upcoming projects and river safety or recreation enthusiasts. Comments and questions are welcome.
A Q&A session will be held after presentations on the following projects:
- Cedar River
- Rainbow Bend Mitigation Reserve Program Project
- Herzman to Camp Freeman
- Belmondo Levee 2020 Repair
- Issaquah Creek - Momb Revetment Repair
- Snoqualmie River - Stossel Bridge Right Bank Revetment Improvement Project
About large wood
- Known hazards on King County rivers
- Capital projects using large wood
- Third-Party Review of Projects Involving Large Wood Emplacements - Dec. 2015 (PDF, 22MB)
- How King County manages naturally-occurring large wood
- Large woody debris as an ecological function
- Life on the Edge: River shorelines video
- Living with large wood (PDF, 1.2 MB)
- How to report a river hazard in King County
- Procedures for Considering Public Safety When Placing Large Wood in King County Rivers (2010)
- Large Wood Design Checklist - May 2022 (PDF, 3.52MB)
Past annual meeting presentations
- August 2020 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 41 MB) and 90-minute presentation.
- June 2019 annual meetings presentation (PDF, 14 MB)
- June 2018 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 60 MB)
- June 2017 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 12 MB)
- June 2016 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 14.6 MB)
- June 2015 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 4.9 MB)
For questions about large wood in King County rivers, please contact Nancy Sandford, Project Manager, River and Floodplain Management Section.