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Category: News From the ‘Shed

Through the HLWID BLOG, News from the ‘Shed, we bring you timely and time-related updates on what is happening throughout the watershed. You will also read, from time-to-time, personal perspectives from guest bloggers on the enduring topics that describe the Hayden Lake Watershed.

Will Runoff From the Clearcut Affect the Lake?

One lake resident recently asked, “Was anyone concerned about the Clearcut of a large part of Canfield Butte which will fill the creeks and lake with mud for a few years?” The rain that we’re experiencing now makes me think about runoff and brings me back to this resident’s question. After all, this summer saw two significant clearcuts in the watershed. The first is the one mentioned here, on the north-east face of Canfield Mountain.  The second is on the north end of the lake, to the west of Hayden Creek. And I too wonder what will happen in these parts of the ‘shed.

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