Yuba River Restoration IV

Restoration Stories

Yuba river Hamman Bar

The Hammon Bar Riparian Enhancement Project, completed last fall, was designed to evaluate and demonstrate the benefits of planting large cuttings of cottonwood and willow trees in the floodplain of the lower Yuba River. The main goal was to create new biologically diverse riparian vegetation to enhance fish habitat through additional shading, cover, and food supply. Learn more here and here. © Gary Reedy/South Yuba River Citizen’s League