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Fact Sheet: Snags and Resnagging

Snags are trees, branches and root masses that are found in our rivers. Also known as large woody debris, snags result from trees on the river bank either falling in or dropping their branches. This can occur because of flooding, bank erosion, wind or limb shedding and is a natural process.

Published: 17 Feb 2011  •   Brochures and factsheets