Miles of decommissioned roads within the Cedar River Municipal Watershed


Under the HCP we have committed to decommissioning at least 236 miles of roads in the municipal watershed. We average about ten miles of roads decommissioned each year. Decommissioning stabilizes the old road beds and consequently decreases sediment input into adjacent streams, benefiting aquatic animals. It also reduces habitat fragmentation in upland forest habitats as the old road beds are revegetated with native plants.


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