Creek bottom


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Creek bottom

The flat, low-lying land formed by deposits from a meandering stream. Such land is generally more productive than adjacent land and, before the widespread use of fertilizer, was much preferred for agricultural use.
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For all anybody knows," he said, pointing to a hillside across the creek bottom, "the moss under the snow there may be plumb rooted in nugget gold.
But as those crops get cut each fall, and as the acorn crop on the surrounding ridges starts to play out, deer shift back into the adjacent creek bottom and begin to focus more on my plots.
On one such occasion Randy and I were poking around on a timbered creek bottom in Schuyler County when both dogs swept around a large multi-flora rose thicket from opposite directions and simultaneously locked up on point.
The Mountain Brew Trail currently consists of the following breweries: Bristol Station Brews & Taproom (Bristol); Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill (Blacksburg); Busted Still Brewery (Gate City); Chaos Mountain Brewing (Callaway); Creek Bottom Brewing Company (Galax); Damascus Brewery (Damascus); Foggy Ridge Cider (Dugspur), Holston River Brewing Co.
That afternoon, I sat a ladder stand along a drainage ditch that led from a brushy creek bottom to a series of lush alfalfa fields.
While hiking up a creek bottom at dawn, I could see nothing ahead but black forest.
Most of the other outbuildings were built before 1900 with logs that were cut on the farm and sawed into lumber on a sawmill that was located in a creek bottom south of the farmstead.
Michael Robirds, Accu-Bore president and CEO, redesigned the bore, adding greater setbacks for the drill unit to provide the necessary grade to attain the required depth below the creek bottom.
Enormous crop fields rimmed with scant brush provide cover and habitat, along with the occasional brushy creek bottom or abandoned farmstead with pioneer-planted trees.
The next day, my neighbor flagged me down wondering whether I had seen the cougar down in the creek bottom bean field between his place and ours.
The cap will be installed on approximately one mile of the creek bottom beginning just downstream of the railroad trestle over the waterway.
Check to make sure this option is legal and to learn who owns the creek bottom in your state.