Drawdown of Traverse City's Brown Bridge Pond

Video describing the techniques used to bring the Traverse City area’s Boardman River back to its natural flow after the Brown Bridge Dam removal.

Traverse City: The Boardman River, a Blue River Trout Stream, will flow freely through its ancient riverbed at Brown Bridge Pond once again after after the removal of the 90-year-old Brown Bridge Dam. Here, wetland ecologist Frank Dituri and biologist Brett Fessell describe the process which will include excavating the channel using heavy equimpment.

Enjoy a full-color photo essay of the drawdown of the Brown Bridge Pond in the May, 2012, issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine.

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