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By Karla Pomeroy

Final stage of Paxton Berm project nears completion


December 12, 2019

COURTESY/Washakie County Conservation District

This photo shows the repair work completed on the Paxton Berm on the north side of the Big Horn River near Big Horn Cooperative. The soil above the rock berm has been reseeded and will have vegetation growing in the spring.

WORLAND - A project that has been two years in the making since ice jam and runoff flooding eroded the Paxton Berm in 2017 is nearing completion.

Washakie County Conservation District Executive Director Victoria Dietz said the berm work is completed and the only portion left is removal of some Russian olive and salt cedar on the other side of the bank on Wyoming Sugar property. That project, sh...

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