Pine-Rush Creeks 2014

Winona County

Winona County

Location: Winona County, MN

Funding: Lessard-Sams 2014

Contact: Hiawatha Chapter

Goals: Combine in-stream enhancement work with riparian work in order to slow runoff and keep aquatic habitat clean and productive, with prolific fish, game and wildlife populations.

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 in 2014.

Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited, MNDNR, and NRCS.