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Interpretive signage showcases innovative stream c...

Visitors to Hardisty Creek just south of Hinton can now learn about geotextile reinforced soil (GRS) arches, the institute’s Foothills Stream Crossing Program, and what goes on within a creek, thanks to new interpretive signage.
  • Aug. 25, 2011
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Hardisty Creek GRS Demo Site Sept 2009

On September 22nd, 2009 the Grade 8 French Immersion class from Harry Collinge High School, Hinton, AB, helped FRI researchers to plant willow wands along the banks of Hardisty Creek and Robb Road at the site of a new geo-textile arch stream crossing.
  • Nov. 12, 2009
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Innovative Arch Structure -- Part II

In the August issue of eNotes we told you about replacing a culvert with a new system called geotextile reinforced soil (GRS) arch to re-establish fish passage on Hardisty Creek, located along Robb Road 6.6 km south of Hinton.
  • Sep. 15, 2009
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