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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Live Staking Virtual Workshop

RiverLink and the Town of Black Mountain are partnering to offer a virtual workshop on live staking your streambank to prevent erosion. The workshop can be viewed on your schedule!

o you have a stream on your property? Would you like to learn about a cost-effective way to stop streambank erosion using native plants? The Town of Black Mountain is partnering with local non-profit RiverLink to offer a FREE VIRTUAL workshop on live staking your streambank to prevent erosion. 

Registration is limited to Black Mountain residents and includes a FREE bundle of 20 live stakes along with an instructional video on installation. A bundle includes the native shrubs silky dogwood, elderberry, and silky willow. 20 stakes will cover 35-40 feet of streambank. 

Pickup for live stakes will take place on Friday, March 12 from 3-5:30 pm at 304 Black Mountain Avenue. RiverLink staff will be in the public parking lot across from the Public Works building. Please be prepared to install the live stakes within a week of receiving them for best results. 

Registration is FREE and includes live stakes. 

Registration Opens: Monday, February, 22, 2021

Register Now! 


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