Location: Dakota County, MN
Funding: Lessard-Sams 2011
Contact: Twin Cities Chapter
Goals: Improve a roughly 2,000’ stretch through stabilized stream banks, increased overhead cover, and creation of a narrower, deeper channel.
• Sloping and stabilization of stream banks.
• Installation of overhead cover for trout.
• Herbicide treatment to eradicate invasive reed canary grass.
• Mulching and seeding of exposed stream banks with native species and removing undesirable woody species.
Implementation: Construction was completed fall 2012
Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited and the MNDNR