Manitou River

Location: Lake County, MN
Contact:  Gitchee Gumee Chapter

Funding: Lessard-Sams 2012

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.


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