Construction crews have begun to clear trees and shrubs along the upper reach of the Napa Creek March 7, 2012, in Napa, Calif., in preparations for creek widening to occur as part of the Napa Creek project. The $14.8 million project, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, is a joint effort of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, the city of Napa, and the Napa Flood Control and Water Conservation District to reduce the flood risk for the city. Many of the trees taken from this site will be used later in the project, when they are anchored to the bottom of the creek bed, providing shade and suitable habitat for fish. (U.S. Army photo by Tyler Stalker/Released)
May 3, 2014
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