Project leaders chose this blocked canal
located below the sill as an area that could be extend to create a natural bypass
going around the sill and connecting the lower portions of the river with
the upper. Another method, which ended up being the favored option, was a rock ramp spanning the length of the sill.
Date: Aug 6, 2021
Event: GMF Site Visit
Project: NOAA CRP #1003
"Fisheries Habitat Restoration in the Pearl River"
Location: Lake Pontchartrain Basin, Louisiana
Back to Pearl River webpage
Photo by Carrie Robertson/
Gulf of Mexico Foundation