Rice Creek

Location: Rice County, MN
Contact: Hiawatha Chapter

Funding: Lessard-Sams 2014

Goals: Enhance in-stream and riparian habitat in an AMA easement area which is approximately 5,000’ in length.


 Installation of overhead cover.

• Deepening of pools.

• Stabilization of eroding banks.

Implementation: Construction will begin summer 2014.

Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited, Rice Creek Concerned Citizens, the Cannon River Watershed Project, neighboring colleges and the MNDNR.


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