Live Staking: An Easy Method for Improving Stream Banks
When: January 28, 2015 12:00 PM
Live staking is the process of taking cuttings from trees and inserting them into stream banks in order to grow new trees. It does not require any technical training or heavy machinery, making it a practice that anyone can do. Detailed, step-by-step instructions are given on how live staking is done, which will encourage viewers to use this method for future restoration needs. Species information, alternative methods, potential difficulties, and firsthand experience are all shared.
- 0:01 - Introduction
- 0:25 - Stream Bank Erosion
- 6:34 - What is Live Staking and How it Works
- 12:24 - How To Live Stake (location, tools, cuttings, planting, success)
- 56:00 - Question/Answer Session Ends
Bryan Swistock, William Sharpe, Ph.D.