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.


 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.