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    Improving water quality

    We're restoring the streams to improve fish and aquatic habitat.

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    Protecting the trees

    Bank erosion is undercutting tree roots and these trees at the edge of the creek will ultimately be lost due to progressive erosion.
    We will save as many trees as possible during construction and will replant shrub and trees when we finish.

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    Restoring our streams

    We will be restoring the streams to their natural shape, flow, and location in the landscape.
    This photo shows raw, eroding banks and the stream bed choked with fine sediment, which adversely impacts aquatic habitat.



The Reedy Creek Nature Preserve is a great park and an important natural resource for Charlotte. However, Reedy Creek and many other streams in the Preserve are in less than ideal condition. Keep reading »


We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions about the Reedy Creek Stream Restoration project.
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Check out the Reedy Creek Stream Restoration project schedule to stay informed about the progress we’ll make during each stage of the project. This project schedule is also informative about what to expect throughout the stream restoration process. View the project schedule »

Latest project updates

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Reedy Creek Restoration Project Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony: June 4th, 2019

What a great day to celebrate our Reedy Creek Stream Restoration Project! This project has transform...

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Reedy Creek Stream Restoration is complete!

Construction on the Reedy Creek Stream Restoration project is now 100% complete. Planting crews have...

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