Lost Creek

Fillmore County

Fillmore County

Location: Fillmore County, MN

Funding: Lessard-Sams 2011

Contact: Hiawatha Chapter

Goals: Reduce bank erosion, increase cover, reconnect stream to its floodplain, improve brown trout spawning habitat, improve/increase sunlight to streams and increase trout angling opportunities.

Methods:

 Sloping and stabilization of stream banks.

• Installation of overhead cover for trout.

• Installation of soil erosion blankets.

• Mulching and seeding of exposed stream banks with native species and removing undesirable woody species.

• Improvement of stream crossings

Implementation: Construction was completed in 2011.

Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited and the MNDNR