Pine Creek

Winona County

Winona County

Location: Winona County, MN

Funding: Lessard-Sams 2012

Contact: Hiawatha Chapter

Goals: Improve a stretch of the stream that has major erosion issues and build not only upon other habitat enhancement work scheduled to be completed upstream of the project, but also upon a major watershed initiative.

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.

Implementation: Construction was completed in 2013.

Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited, MNDNR, and NRCS.