DEER LAKE CONSERVANCY INC: RES-Deer Lake Blakeman/Hill Wetland Restoration, 1998-99

Purpose

The Deer Lake Conservancy, Inc. proposes to restore a one half acre wetland on an intermittent stream in a small (211 acres) watershed that has been indentified by previous LMPG studies as contributing high phosphorus concentrations to Deer Lake. The wetland is located on the north side of Deer Lake. The wetland will be excavated to remove approximately five feet of accumulated sediments. The purpose of the project will be to restore open water habitat in this wetland, eliminate potential nutrient loading from the existing sediments, create habitat for ducks and other aquatic birds, and provide room for stormwater detention and settling of sediments and nutrients. The Deer Lake Conservancy must comply with all regulations, restrictions, etc. that may be imposed on this project as a result of the water regulatory permit or authorization issued by the depoartment for this project. Water qualiy monitoring will be conducted on this waterway during and after the resoration project. The Deer Lake Conservancy, Inc. will provide the Department of Natural Resources with electronic and paper copies of the results of this monitoring and a final summary report on this project.

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LPT-121
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The Deer Lake Conservancy, Inc. proposes to restore a one half acre wetland on an intermittent stream in a small (211 acres) watershed that has been indentified by previous LMPG studies as contributing high phosphorus concentrations to Deer Lake. The wetland is located on the north side of Deer Lake. The wetland will be excavated to remove approximately five feet of accumulated sediments. The purpose of the project will be to restore open water habitat in this wetland, eliminate potential nutrient loading from the existing sediments, create habitat for ducks and other aquatic birds, and provide room for stormwater detention and settling of sediments and nutrients. The Deer Lake Conservancy must comply with all regulations, restrictions, etc. that may be imposed on this project as a result of the water regulatory permit or authorization issued by the depoartment for this project. Water qualiy monitoring will be conducted on this waterway during and after the resoration project. The Deer Lake Conservancy, Inc. will provide the Department of Natural Resources with electronic and paper copies of the results of this monitoring and a final summary report on this project.
Restore Wetlands
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ATTAINS Alternative Restoration Approach
The Deer Lake Conservancy, Inc. proposes to restore a one half acre wetland on an intermittent stream in a small (211 acres) watershed that has been indentified by previous LMPG studies as contributing high phosphorus concentrations to Deer Lake. The wetland is located on the north side of Deer Lake.
 
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