"Upstream flood gate
As seen in the picture below, the loggers left 3 logs across the upstream flood gate in the North Gate harvest slash wall. With the assumption even heavy rain during spring runoff would not bring the stream level up to the middle…"
"Flood gates on North Gate harvest wall
The flood gates constructed in the Arnot Forest North Gate harvest slash wall consist of sections of 8 ft. tall high tensile Page (woven) wire suspended from logs positioned over the creek openings. The fence…"
Yes, many times deer will adopt a trail that is the shortest distance between 2 points. However, this may be better stated that deer will take the trail of least resistance between 2 points. In the case of a buck scenting doe in estrus he will…"
"New Gate observations:
Again, size maters. A large opening is much harder to secure than a smaller one. That being said, even if one is not expecting a need for larger equipment inside a slash wall it would not be a bad idea to leave just enough…"
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