A meeting to gather public input on a stream restoration project at the site of the former U.S. Forest Service Guard Station along Markleeville Creek is 5 p.m. Thursday in the Alpine County Board of Supervisors meeting room in Markleeville.
The Alpine Watershed Group has been working with Alpine County since 2005 on the project.
This project site has been subjected to significant and repeated flooding over the years. The flood wall which was constructed in the 1930s to prevent flooding has only resulted in accelerated water flows causing erosion, stream incision and stream bank failures downstream.
The project proposes …