So we put in a stream restoration project....

...and Kirstie Fryirs was kind enough to come out and visit. A debt of gratitude goes out to the generous private landowners, UDWR, USU, and UCC for their efforts in making this project come together.

A beaver dam analog

The ensuing upstream pool that will aggrade the incised channel

And where the shear stress begins to diminish upstream, reducing the size of particles the stream can transport.