Mill Creek 2014
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.
• 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.