WAUKESHA COUNTY LAND CONSERVANCY: Genesee Creek Headwaters Restoration

Purpose

This restoration will implement the Waukesha Co. Development Plan by preserving the isolated natural area and enhancing the wildlife habitat on the entire site. It will be available for public use, such as, walk-in boat access where the stream crosses Hwy DE. Restoring the historic water levels and return the site to a native, wetland perennial plant community. Fifty acres will be kept in native perennial plant cover, a vegetative buffer will be provided around the wetlands. US Fish and Wildlife Service will provide, install the water level control valve, and survey the drain tiles.

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River Protection Grant
RM-006-01
2000
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Grant Awarded
This restoration will implement the Waukesha Co. Development Plan by preserving the isolated natural area and enhancing the wildlife habitat on the entire site. It will be available for public use, such as, walk-in boat access where the stream crosses Hwy DE. Restoring the historic water levels and return the site to a native, wetland perennial plant community. Fifty acres will be kept in native perennial plant cover, a vegetative buffer will be provided around the wetlands. US Fish and Wildlife Service will provide, install the water level control valve, and survey the drain tiles.
Improve Public Access
This restoration will implement the Waukesha Co. Development Plan by preserving the isolated natural area and enhancing the wildlife habitat on the entire site. It will be available for public use, such as, walk-in boat access where the stream crosses Hwy DE. Restoring the historic water levels and return the site to a native, wetland perennial plant community. Fifty acres will be kept in native perennial plant cover, a vegetative buffer will be provided around the wetlands. US Fish and Wildlife Service will provide, install the water level control valve, and survey the drain tiles.
Restore Wetlands
This restoration will implement the Waukesha Co. Development Plan by preserving the isolated natural area and enhancing the wildlife habitat on the entire site. It will be available for public use, such as, walk-in boat access where the stream crosses Hwy DE. Restoring the historic water levels and return the site to a native, wetland perennial plant community. Fifty acres will be kept in native perennial plant cover, a vegetative buffer will be provided around the wetlands. US Fish and Wildlife Service will provide, install the water level control valve, and survey the drain tiles.
ATTAINS Alternative Restoration Approach
This restoration will implement the Waukesha Co. Development Plan by preserving the isolated natural area and enhancing the wildlife habitat on the entire site. It will be available for public use, such as, walk-in boat access where the stream crosses Hwy DE. Restoring the historic water levels and return the site to a native, wetland perennial plant community. Fifty acres will be kept in native perennial plant cover, a vegetative buffer will be provided around the wetlands. US Fish and Wildlife Service will provide, install the water level control valve, and survey the drain tiles.
 
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