Photo Pages. Photos on this page are from sub-basin Freshwater Creek-Ryan Slough
and series Aerial Photos: Freshwater Basin Timber Harvest and Forest Health Aerials 1997.
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This photo shows recent clear cuts in the Freshwater watershed with red-brown indicating recent application of herbicides. Photo from the Humboldt Watershed Council. August 9, 1997.
Close up aerial photograph of active clear cut in the Freshwater Creek watershed taken in 1997. Photo courtesy of the Humboldt Watershed Council.
This aerial photograph shows the same logging operation but from a wider angle as Picture #1. Aerial photograph of active clear cut in the Freshwater Creek watershed taken in 1997. Several adjacent timber harvests can also be seen in this picture. Photo courtesy of the Humboldt Watershed Council.
Pacth clear cut off Freshwater-Kneeland road showing intrusion of pampass grass into redwood forest after clear cutting. Silviculture that uses thinning from below does not provide as much opportunity for colonization of non-native species. Photo by Pat Higgins.
Clear cuts just upslope and upstream of the town of Freshwater. Photos taken Freshwater residents in summer 1997.
Patch clear cuts along a ridge and early seral forest to the left and mid-seral forests to the right of patches. Photos provided by Freshwater residents taken in summer 1997
Photo provided by Freshwater residents of timber harvest activity in upper Little Freshwater Creek. Photos taken in summer 1997.