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Summer 2011 - A Fantastic High Flow Year for the Poudre

A Fantastic High Flow Year for the Poudre

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Crews dredge sediment downstream of Windsor bridge pre-high water
Crews dredge sediment downstream of Windsor bridge pre-high water.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Crews dredge sediment upstream of Windsor bridge pre-high water
Crews dredge sediment upstream of Windsor bridge pre-high water.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Upstream of Windsor bridge after high flows move in more sediment
Upstream of Windsor bridge after high flows move in more sediment.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Families enjoy beach near McMurry Ponds as water is on the rise
Families enjoy beach near McMurry Ponds as water is on the rise.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
As flows are coming up, people are going down
As flows are coming up, people are going down.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Flooded side channel near Ptarmigan Golf Course
Flooded side channel near Ptarmigan Golf Course.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Angler tries his luck near downtown Fort Collins as water is on the rise
Angler tries his luck near downtown Fort Collins as water is on the rise.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
High water inundates a portion of Swetsville Zoo
High water inundates a portion of Swetsville Zoo.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
High water carves new channel through old gravel pit near Boxelder Creek
High water carves new channel through old gravel pit near Boxelder Creek.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Abandoned channel near Boxelder Creek
Abandoned channel near Boxelder Creek.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Downtown boat chute is inundated at about 2570 cfs
Downtown boat chute is inundated at about 2570 cfs.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
High water nurtures riverside cottonwoods near Mulberry St.
High water nurtures riverside cottonwoods near Mulberry St.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Bench seat along river with nice message
Bench seat along river with nice message.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Pelican enjoys a perch in an inundated pond near the river
Pelican enjoys a perch in an inundated pond near the river.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Wetlands rejuvenated by high flows along the river
Wetlands rejuvenated by high flows along the river.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
High flows block riverside bike path under Prospect St.
High flows block riverside bike path under Prospect St.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
High flows scour vegetation encroaching channel
High flows scour vegetation encroaching channel.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Cottonwood seeds try for a start along recently flooded earth
Cottonwood seeds try for a start along recently flooded earth.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
Child enjoys leftover debris along the Poudre
Child enjoys leftover debris along the Poudre.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
All's well that ends well
All's well that ends well.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
A family enjoys a clean gravel bar near Drake Rd. after the flows dropped
A family enjoys a clean gravel bar near Drake Rd. after the flows dropped.
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
All's well that ends well
A quiet afternoon near Lee Martinez Park
photo courtesy of J. Bartholow
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