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We have developed the following educational materials to help you specify the appropriate native plant species and products on your next project.  Our goal at North Fork Native Plants is to give you the knowledge to confidently use and specify native plants.  Native plants play an integral role in the ecological function of habitat restoration projects.  Each native plant in a natural wetland, stream or riparian setting provides functions to stabilize the site; provide habitat for fish, wildlife and birds; and keeps out noxious weeds.  Diverse native plant communities provide the habitat that allow wildlife to forage, nest, rest and avoid predators within an ecosystem.  They are a necessary building block for habitat restoration projects to be successful.  Native plants are what provide the “habitat” in habitat restoration projects.  Without them, well designed and constructed projects often function as designed but do not function ecologically. 

 

 

Guidelines for Wildlife Friendly Ponds These guidelines were developed to help you design wildlife friendly ponds that function ecologically and add habitat value to the landscape.
Wetland Plant Guide The North Fork Native Plants - Wetland Plant Guide was developed to help you select the appropriate species to match your project goals and site conditions.
WETLAND SOD - Digital Brochure PDF version of our WETLAND SOD brochure.
North Fork Native Plants - Digital Brochure North Fork Native Plants - Digital Company Brochure
Bank Stabilization Detail A typical cross-section of a bank stablization detail. This file is in JPEG format and can be easily inserted into CAD drawings.
Coir Log Detail A typical cross-section of a coir log application. This file is in JPEG format and can be easily inserted into CAD drawings.
Typical Planting Zones for Common Wetland Plants A cross-section of typical planting zones for common wetland plants. This file is in JPEG format and can be easily inserted into CAD drawings.
Teton River Bank Stabilization Case Study A case study illustrating how WETLAND SOD was used to restore eroding streambanks on the Teton River. The project is eight years old and was effective at replicating conditions on natural, reference banks and out competing reed canary grass.
North Fork Bank Stabilization Case Study
Prevegetated Coir Products - An Alternative to Rock in Bank Stabilization Intermountain Aquatics in corporation with North Fork Native Plants created this guide to illustrate how pre-vegetated coir products can achieve success in bank stabilization, over traditional rock stabilization techniques.
Wetland Sod Staking Guidelines This document addresses best practices for securing Wetland Sod Mats during installation under several different factors or site conditions.
North Fork Native Plants Staking Pattern Attached please find a CAD document to address the low, medium and high density staking patterns and angles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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