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.
• 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.