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To restore original natural dynamics in streams many measures are necessary. In the 'Leuvenumse beek,' a nature organization tried to increase heterogeneity of the river bottom and water retention by putting dead wood in the stream system. In autumn and winter when rainfall is high, parts of the forest get flooded. Once I saw this little beech in the water trying to survive under these harsh conditions. I returned sometimes to this place to take pictures. One evening all the conditions were satisfactory.

TAGS: Flood, Netherlands

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Middelharnis, Netherlands
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© Jacob Kaptein.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 29, 2016, 6:51 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 6D
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f4
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PHOTO LOCATION Hoge Veluwe National Park, Netherlands