Do airplanes work better than trees for stream restoration?

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  1. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    Yup. I don't think a little touch up paint will correct the damage.
     
  2. Roper

    Roper Idiot Savant

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    No, that won't buff out at all...:rolleyes:
     
  3. KerryS

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    Instead of the "car body hole", which every river has at least one of, we will have the "plane body hole".
     
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  4. Karry

    Karry Lost in Nontana

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    My Son and I were fishing yesterday when he heard a loud screech. He looked up to the road on the other side of the river to see a camp trailer heading for the edge of the road. It had broke loose from the truck pulling it. It came to a rest just inches from going over the edge and into the river.
     
  5. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    Although expensive they would make great habitat.
     
  6. Nooksack Mac

    Nooksack Mac Active Member

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    In the future, if you're boarding a Boeing jet and notice old caddis cases on the fuselage, demand an upgrade.:oops:
     
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    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Just think. That A.P body would make a nice house. Just give it some insulation Blankets and it will stay warm in the winter time. It won't rust, sorry corrode if it's been sprayed with a inhibitor. When it rains you can fall asleep to the rain drops on the roof. Lots of uses for them bodies.
     
  8. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    yeah, It would be like living in a giant Airstream trailer...
     
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    After looking at the image I kept thinking about some weird,convoluted,Woody Allenesque,mega hatch.Those poor boeing larvae are just crawling up the rocks hoping to shuck some chrome for wings.Weird, I know.
     
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    The ones there are using now didn't cost the public anything. Looks like a good deal to me. Boeing might think otherwise.
     
  11. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    I remember when a bunch of tank cars derailed in northern CA on the upper Sac, and dumped weed killer into the river. Looking at these photos, at first i thought it was the St. Regis, not Clark Fork!
     
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    Guess it's taking a little longer to clean up than originally anticipated. It did sound like an optimistic timeline. I heard Tuesday as the estimate today.
     
  13. Olive bugger

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    Huh, and I thought they were put there to control bank erosion.
     
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    It would be kind of tough to tie them up as a dry.
     
  15. Skysoldier

    Skysoldier Trout Hunter

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    That was a really bad spill that killed off a very large number of trout :(