Paul.Burnett's posts

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Many of the places where we live have a long history of human development, which are preserved in history by landmarks, museums and monuments.  A little known source of history and heritage, but not so easily preserved with monuments, are the ecological relicts that existed in these places for mi
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Six Degrees of Separation in Gordon Creek
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Sometimes we are left with a mess.  I was recently talking to Charles, one of the landowners involved in our Fish Creek Reconnection project in Utah's Weber River Basin.  He was telling me about how his family was left with a serious problem.  “People kept telling me that we needed to do somethin
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I admit that as a biologist, the way I describe much of the work TU does is much more complex and wonky than it probably needs to be…even to my own little boy.  He recently turned five and has been really pushing to join me for a day at work in the field.  It finally happened in November, when da
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I shot this timelapse of final pool and river channel reconstruction during November 2013.  This was a Weber County Emergency Watershed Protection project designed to stabilize the irrigation diversion after the floods of 2011.  With TU engagement we were able to ensure that the ecological value
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The Weber River supports one of the last remaining populations of Fluvial Bonneville cutthroat trout.  Fluvial fish are much like salmon by migrating between the mainstem river and tributaries, sometimes over large distances.  Making sure fish can make these migrations into the tributaries is an
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Photo BY Paul.Burnett ON December 12, 2013 - 0 COMMENTS
Lower Weber River
Weber County finalizing stabilization work at the Lower Weber River Diversion located near the mouth of Weber Canyon near Ogden, Utah.  TU engagement help to produce a win-win stabilization solution that benefited the county and the water users, while preserving a critical scour pool, which was h
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Gallery BY Paul.Burnett ON December 12, 2013 - 0 COMMENTS
Weber River
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Photo BY Paul.Burnett ON December 12, 2013 - 0 COMMENTS
Ogden River, Utah
This photo is of the restoration reach of the Ogden River.