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- 04/27 - Water Festival: Wondrous Water
- 04/27 - Clayton Farmers Market Meeting
- 04/29 - Alabama Water Watch Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop
- 05/02 - Exploring Our Living Streams Educator's Workshop
- 05/03 - Alabama Invasive Plant 15th Annual Conference
- 05/03 - Exploring Our Living Streams Educator's Workshop
- 05/04 - Exploring Our Living Streams Educator's Workshop
- 05/04 - Walker County Forestry Planning Committee Mtg.
- 05/06 - Fishing Rodeo
- 05/06 - Alabama Water Watch Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop
Good road design and
Well maintained forest roads
impact visual quality.
Soften visual impacts associated with the design, construction,
maintenance, and use of forest roads.
- Traffic, patterns, seasons, and safety.
- Management activities and objectives.
- Noise, dust, rutting, and mud.
- Cost to accommodate visual quality.
- Water quality.
- Proximity to recreation areas.
- Tracking mud onto paved highways.
- Steep grades
- Rutting and damaging roads
- Erosion and sedimentation
|Use appropriate road surface material.
Photo: Jim Finley
|When necessary, use mats or gravel
at entrances to public roads.
Photo: Westvaco Corporation
| Reduce visual penetration with
appropriate road alignment.
Photo Weyerhaeuser Company
Level #1: Least Sensitive
Level #3: Most Sensitive