Environment, Gales Creek, News

Photos: the landslide muddying local waters

The cause of muddied waters, which could have negative effects on fish, drinking water, and irrigation throughout the Gales Creek area and into other parts of Washington County has been tracked to two large landslides located on the southeast slope of Round Top. 

There, an unnamed tributary of North Fork Gales Creek forms a waterfall, plunging down the scarred mountainside over a fresh wound in a geography often shaped by landslides. 

But while many landslides are largely inconsequential to humans, this one has caused a coalition of local and state government agencies, as . . .

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