Connecting People, Land and Water


Culvert Inventory, Restoration and
      Monitoring Program


     Lake Superior Binat...
Our mission is to promote a healthy relationship
 between the people and natural communities
          by involving all ci...
Lake Superior




Duluth




              Ashland
The Bad River Watershed
Upper Watershed
Lower Watershed
BRWA Culvert Project History
In 2003, BRWA received $21,000 from USFWS to
  remediate 3 crossings in the BRW.
Culvert Program Objectives
• Identify and inventory all stream/road crossings in
  the Bad River Watershed
• Prioritize cr...
Culvert Program
• Find problem culverts and fix them
     Sedimentation
Culvert Program
• Find problem culverts and fix them
     Fish passage
Establish a database - Where are the culverts?
Establish a database - Where are the culverts?
Bad river watershed asstn 0910
Bad river watershed asstn 0910
Bad river watershed asstn 0910
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Bad river watershed asstn 0910

  1. 1. Connecting People, Land and Water Culvert Inventory, Restoration and Monitoring Program Lake Superior Binational Forum’s Public Input Session Friday, September 17, 2010
  2. 2. Our mission is to promote a healthy relationship between the people and natural communities by involving all citizens in assessing, maintaining and improving watershed integrity for future generations.
  3. 3. Lake Superior Duluth Ashland
  4. 4. The Bad River Watershed
  5. 5. Upper Watershed
  6. 6. Lower Watershed
  7. 7. BRWA Culvert Project History In 2003, BRWA received $21,000 from USFWS to remediate 3 crossings in the BRW.
  8. 8. Culvert Program Objectives • Identify and inventory all stream/road crossings in the Bad River Watershed • Prioritize crossings in need of repair with respect to fish passage barriers and sedimentation • Search for funding to help pay for new installations • Monitor the effects of restoration • Educate watershed citizens about the environmental and fiscal costs of improperly designed and/or installed culverts
  9. 9. Culvert Program • Find problem culverts and fix them Sedimentation
  10. 10. Culvert Program • Find problem culverts and fix them Fish passage
  11. 11. Establish a database - Where are the culverts?
  12. 12. Establish a database - Where are the culverts?

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