Manitou River

Lake County

Lake County

Location: Lake County, MN

John Lenczewski Working on the Project

John Lenczewski Working on the Project

Funding: Lessard-Sams 2012

Contact:  Gitchee Gumee Chapter

Goals: This project, located in the headwaters of the main branch of the river, will address failing banks, stream channel segments and old improvement areas.

Methods:

 Repair of failing riverbanks and braided channels.

• Replacement of poorly/improperly functioning structures.

• Planting of native vegetation on disturbed areas.

Implementation: Construction was completed summer 2012.

Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited, MNDNR and Forest Service.