CITY OF REEDSBURG: Baraboo River Corridor Plan: Phase 2

Purpose

Project Summary: Inventory the Baraboo River and document habitat, erosion and bank vegetation. Identify environmental, recreational, educational, water quality and habitat improvements through stakeholder focus groups. Confirm goals and objectives for river, and develop conceptual plans for recreational improvements, and water quality and habitat improvements. Make recommendations for shoreline restoration, fish habitat, and native vegetation plantings that will reduce runoff to the Baraboo River. Corridor project includes the City of Reedsburg, Sauk County, Villages of Rock Springs and La Valle. Public workshops and meetings with local decision makers,as well as press releases and community websites, to share the findings for the project. Deliverables: River corridor inventory and analysis, stakeholder needs assessment and recommendations to improve fish habitat, river access, and water quality. Conceptual plans to include prioritizing actions and costs.

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River Grant
River Planning Grant
RP30918
2018
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Activities & Recommendations
Rivers Management Grant
This project provided an inventory the Baraboo River including documenting habitat, erosion areas, and bank vegetation. The work involved identifying environmental, recreational, educational, water quality and habitat improvements through a series of stakeholder focus groups. This work will result in confirming the goals and objectives for the Baraboo River, and developing conceptual plans for recreational, water quality, and habitat improvements. The end result report will make recommendations for shoreline restoration, fish habitat, and native vegetation plantings that will reduce runoff to the Baraboo River. This project includes the City of Reedsburg, Sauk County, Villages of Rock Springs and La Valle. The workshops and meetings will be held with local decision makers and the grant will support creating press releases and community websites to share project findings. The deliverables include a river corridor inventory and analysis, stakeholder needs assessment and recommendations to improve fish habitat, river access, and water quality. and conceptual plans to include prioritizing actions and costs..
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The deliverables include a river corridor inventory and analysis, stakeholder needs assessment and recommendations to improve fish habitat, river access, and water quality. and conceptual plans to include prioritizing actions and costs..
 
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