Mill Creek 2014

Olmstead County

Olmstead County

Location: Olmsted County, MN

Funding: Lessard-Sams 2014

Contact: Hiawatha Chapter

Goals: Build upon habitat improvements completed between 2010 and 2013 and increase trout habitat, populations and angling. Also stabilize banks and reconnect the floodplain.

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 will begin summer 2014.

Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited, landowners and MNDNR Lanesboro Area Fisheries Office.