Location: Carlton County, MN
Funding: Lessard-Sams 2014
Contact: Gitchee Gumee Chapter
Goals: Improve spawning habitat for juvenile steelhead and adult brook trout, create cooler stream temperatures, stabilize stream channel and provide a source of future in-stream cover habitat.
• Placement of whole trees at the toe of slumping banks for stabilization and cover.
• Installation of large rocks to direct scouring.
• Planting of slopes and disturbed areas with long-lived tree species
Implementation: Construction will begin summer 2014.
Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited, MNDNR, Carlton County SWCD, Lake Superior Steelhead Association and other angling and conservation groups.