* Jack and Okabena Creek Sediment Reduction Project

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Overall Goal: Increase landowner awareness of J-hook weirs, unique streambank stabilization structures, through installation at one site on Jack Creek and one site on Okabena Creek and increase public awareness and ownership of water quality problems through printed media and a mailing.

Project Goal 1: Implementation of two streambank restoration projects using J-hook weirs.

Project Goal 2: Increase ownership of water quality problems through an informative mailing targeted to landowners along Jack and Okabena Creeks.

Project Goal 3: Provide educational opportunities through publication of a newsletter and newspaper article to inform the public about the project.

  • Funded through the EPA Section 319 grant program administered by the MPCA
  • Timeframe – October 1, 2012 to August 31, 2016
  • Grant funds - $20,600.00
  • Inkind match (HLWD and partners) - $21,184.00
  • Total project cost - $41,784.00

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Documentation:

Jack Creek Project Photos

July 2013
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August 2013
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May 14,2014
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June 5, 2014
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July 1, 2014
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August 4, 2014
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May 21, 2015
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June 9, 2015
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July 20, 2015
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August 10, 2015
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September 2, 2015
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May 23, 2016
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June 6, 2016
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July 18, 2016
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August 01, 2016
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Jack Creek Project Videos

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Bend 2 - May 2015

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Bend 2 - July 18, 2016 Video

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Bend 2 - Spring 2014 Video

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Bend 3 - Spring 2014 Video

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Okabena Creek Project Photos

May 19, 2014
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May 21, 2015
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June 8, 2015
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July 20, 2015
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August 10, 2015
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September 2, 2015
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Construction September 22, 2015
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May 24, 2016
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June 6, 2016
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July 18, 2016
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Okabena Creek Project Videos

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Installation August 2014

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Bend 2 - Installation Sept 2015

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