Grand Marais Creek Outlet Restoration

Red Lake Watershed District

Quick Facts

Recipient: 
Red Lake Watershed District
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
Local/Regional Government
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected 
Polk

Directly restore six miles of stream habitat, the hydrologic conditions needed to support 400 acres of habitat corridor, and effectively reconnect more than 20 miles of the Grand Marais Creek.

Project Details

Accomplishment Plan: http://www.lsohc.leg.mn/FY2013/accomp_plan/5f.pdf

Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2013
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(f)
Appropriation Language 

$2,320,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with the Red Lake Watershed District to restore and enhance stream and related habitat in Grand Marais Creek. A list of proposed restorations and enhancements must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$2,320,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$3,080,000
Direct expenses: 
$2,320,000
Administration costs: 
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Restore 131 acres of wetlands, 87 acres of prairies, 110 acres of forest, and 72 acres of habitats.

Source of Additional Funds: 

State and other governmental units

Project Manager

Myron
Jesme
Red Lake Watershed District
1000 Pennington Avenue South
Thief River Falls
MN
56701
(218) 681-5800
Email: 
jesme@wiktel.com