Wild Side: Rushing rivers shape their courses

September 9, 2010 at 3:58 am in River Falls Journal

Hiking, canoeing or fishing on our local rivers late this summer provides lessons in fluvial geomorphology (the study of physical processes in river systems). The 5-plus inches of rain that came down during the night of Aug. 10 and 11 sent powerful flash floods down the Kinnickinnic and Rush rivers. The effects of those floods are clearly visible. Continue Reading