Wetlands, Riparian Areas & Vegetated Treatment Systems:
Provide site reviews to make wetland determinations, field check wetlanddelineations, prepare and monitor wetland restoration plans, participate inmonthly Lake County Hydrology Committee meetings, and serve as aclearinghouse for information on the Wetland Conservation Act.
Work Completed and Results
Technical Assistance:1. Provided technical assistance on sixty-one requests for information and/or sitevisits.2. Facilitated the process between Lake County Department Heads, Lake CountyCommissioners, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service to come toagreement on completing a detailed soil survey in Lake County.3. Initiated two cost-share contracts for Streambank Stabilization.4. Worked jointly with Keith Anderson, Joint Powers Board Engineer, to providetechnical assistance (design, construction inspection, final sign-off) on fourprojects – Skunk Creek Streambank Restoration, Two Harbors CemeteryDetention Basin, 11
Avenue Parkway Detention Basin (Inlet Channel & Rock Chute).5. Participated in two project meetings regarding City of Two Harbors projects –Old Dump Site Erosion Control and Golf Course Erosion Control.6. Led a tour of the proposed Franconia Mining operation near Babbitt for our WaterPlan Advisory Committee, Planning & Zoning Director, and one CountyCommissioner.7. Provided information to the DNR Trails Division on a proposed ATV trailoriginating at the Lake County Demonstration Forest.Wetland Conservation:1. Prepared two wetland restoration plans.2. Participated in two Wetland Conservation Act Training Sessions.3. Participated in five Lake County Hydrology Committee TEP fieldreviews/meetings.Property Owner’s Resource GuideCarried out the distribution plan for the revised
Lake County Property Owners ResourceGuide
to banks, contractors, cities, county offices, news article, libraries, Chamber of Commerce, townships, electric coop, and White Iron Chain of Lakes Association..Excerpts from the Property Guide were also printed in the North Shore Real EstateWeekly on a regular basis highlighting best management practices.