HARRY & LAURA NOHR CHAPTER OF TROUT UNLIMITE: Big Spring Branch Restoration Project - Phase 2

Purpose

The Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of Trout Unlimited will conduct phase 2 of a restoration project on Big Spring Creek/Branch, Grant County. This cold-water stream habitat restoration project presents opportunities for a diverse and dynamic protection and management program. Specific objectives & deliverables include: 1) the re-creation of overhead cover in the stream with structures that scour holes and add sinuosity to the stream; 2) installation of integrated stream bank stabilization, shaping back steep banks; and 3) utilizing & installing habitat techniques for non-game species, reptiles, amphibians, and plant communities. Special condition: The Sponsor agrees to abide by the "Conditions of Approval" contained in the Chapter 30 Regulated Activities approval issued by the Department of Natural Resources on August 21, 2008.

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The Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of Trout Unlimited will conduct phase 2 of a restoration project on Big Spring Creek/Branch, Grant County. This cold-water stream habitat restoration project presents opportunities for a diverse and dynamic protection and management program. Specific objectives & deliverables include: 1) the re-creation of overhead cover in the stream with structures that scour holes and add sinuosity to the stream; 2) installation of integrated stream bank stabilization, shaping back steep banks; and 3) utilizing & installing habitat techniques for non-game species, reptiles, amphibians, and plant communities.
Fisheries Trout Stream Habitat Maintenance and Development
The Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of Trout Unlimited will conduct phase 2 of a restoration project on Big Spring Creek/Branch, Grant County. This cold-water stream habitat restoration project presents opportunities for a diverse and dynamic protection and management program. Specific objectives & deliverables include: 1) the re-creation of overhead cover in the stream with structures that scour holes and add sinuosity to the stream; 2) installation of integrated stream bank stabilization, shaping back steep banks; and 3) utilizing & installing habitat techniques for non-game species, reptiles, amphibians, and plant communities.
Control Streambank Erosion
The Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of Trout Unlimited will conduct phase 2 of a restoration project on Big Spring Creek/Branch, Grant County. This cold-water stream habitat restoration project presents opportunities for a diverse and dynamic protection and management program. Specific objectives & deliverables include: 1) the re-creation of overhead cover in the stream with structures that scour holes and add sinuosity to the stream; 2) installation of integrated stream bank stabilization, shaping back steep banks; and 3) utilizing & installing habitat techniques for non-game species, reptiles, amphibians, and plant communities.
ATTAINS Alternative Restoration Approach
The Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of Trout Unlimited will conduct phase 2 of a restoration project on Big Spring Creek/Branch, Grant County. This cold-water stream habitat restoration project presents opportunities for a diverse and dynamic protection and management program. Specific objectives & deliverables include: 1) the re-creation of overhead cover in the stream with structures that scour holes and add sinuosity to the stream; 2) installation of integrated stream bank stabilization, shaping back steep banks; and 3) utilizing & installing habitat techniques for non-game species, reptiles, amphibians, and plant communities.
 
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