RIVER ALLIANCE OF WISCONSIN: Stebbinsville Dam Removal-Yahara River

Purpose

River Alliance of Wisconsin is sponsoring a project to remove the Stebbinsville Dam on the Yahara River in Rock County. The removal of the Stebbinsville Dam and its impoundment will promote further fish migration and further the Yahara River's improvement as an aquatic riverine habitat. Removal of the dam will allow the river channel to return to its natural flow and course. This project will also include activities to stabilize, restore, and enahnce habitat.

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River Grant
River Protection Grant
RM-039-09
2008
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Reports and Documents
Short video of the removal of the Stebbinsville Dam in 2010; funded in part by a DNR grant.
 
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
River Alliance of Wisconsin is sponsoring a project to remove the Stebbinsville Dam on the Yahara River in Rock County. The removal of the Stebbinsville Dam and its impoundment will promote further fish migration and further the Yahara River's improvement as an aquatic riverine habitat. Removal of the dam will allow the river channel to return to its natural flow and course. This project will also include activities to stabilize, restore, and enahnce habitat.
Dam Safety or Removal
River Alliance of Wisconsin is sponsoring a project to remove the Stebbinsville Dam on the Yahara River in Rock County. The removal of the Stebbinsville Dam and its impoundment will promote further fish migration and further the Yahara River's improvement as an aquatic riverine habitat. Removal of the dam will allow the river channel to return to its natural flow and course. This project will also include activities to stabilize, restore, and enahnce habitat.
 
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