PROJECTS

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Bridgewood Park Curb-Cut RaingardenLambert Creek Maintenance: 2021Lambert Lake Pond and MeanderWhitaker Pond Biochar Stormwater Filter

INSTALLATIONS

A renovation of the Lambert Lake pond and creation of a meander along a portion of Lambert Creek.

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A school raingarden that serves as one of several natural learning features at the "Bear's Backyard."

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A bioswale at the headwaters of Lambert Creek, draining into East Vadnais Lake.

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A large raingarden at the Heritage Estates Neighborhood Association in Vadnais Heights.

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A series of curb-cut raingardens along County Road F for stormwater improvements into East Goose Lake.

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A stormwater treatment tool to protect the health of Birch Lake.

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A filtration basin to improve stormwater runoff near East Goose Lake.

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A wetland Best Management Practice (BMP) to help improve the health of Wilkinson Lake.

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Two native plant gardens in partnership with Vadnais Heights Parks and Recreation.

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A large curb-cut raingarden at Saint Mary's of the Lake in White Bear Lake, benefiting Lambert Creek.

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A parking lot raingarden featuring two large "rain guardians" and a rock overflow.

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A surface water filter that's engaged during high water levels at Whitaker Pond, a headwaters of Lambert Creek.

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A raingarden at the Vadnais Heights Fire Department supporting East Vadnais Lake.

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A bioswale renovation in the City of North Oaks.

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A series of 3 raingardens and a prairie that features walking paths for students.

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A bioswale at Heritage Hall supporting Gem Lake.

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A green roof installed on the White Bear Lake Public Works building.

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A large raingarden within a road median that diverts street runoff to support nearby wetlands and Sucker Lake.

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RESTORATIONS

A wetland restoration in collaboration with Ramsey County and Tamarack Nature Center.

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A shoreline restoration at the Deep Lake channel before it enters Pleasant Lake.

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A wetland restoration effort in partnership with Great River Greening, the Saint Paul Regional Water Services, Ramsey County Parks, and the Minnesota DNR.

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A shoreline restoration at the channel connecting Pleasant and Sucker Lakes in the Vadnais/Sucker Regional Park.

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A woodland restoration at a key location near Birch Lake in White Bear Lake.

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A shoreline restoration at the channel between Charley and Pleasant Lakes.

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A bank restoration on Lambert Creek located at Kohler Road.

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A wetland restoration and demonstration area located behind the Vadnais Heights City Hall

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A shoreline restoration stabilizing the north shore of Birch Lake.

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A bank restoration on Lambert Creek in White Bear Township.

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LAKE, CREEK & WETLAND MANAGEMENT

A comprehensive web hub for East Goose Lake planning, resources, and updates.

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A water quality study conducted at Whitaker Pond - the headwaters of Lambert Creek - in White Bear Township.

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Invasive common carp removal and movement control efforts at West Vadnais Lake.

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Fish management as a tool to understand and improve lake health.

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A venue for reporting river otter sightings and learning more about the health of the watershed.

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Fish management as a tool to improve lake health.

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A Ditch 14 dredging and maintenance project on lower Lambert Creek in December, 2020.

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A series of flumes installed along Lambert Creek to assist with water quality and volume monitoring.

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Efforts to remove Eurasian Watermilfoil and Curly-leaf Pondweed in Birch Lake.

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A storage and settling pond in White Bear Township benefiting Lambert Creek.

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A study investigating the use of spent lime as a possible treatment method for stormponds and impaired waters.

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Invasive common carp removal at Pleasant Lake for improving lake health.

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A commercial development with a strategic stormwater and wetland mitigation plan, working with the Wetland Conservation Act (WCA).

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A study to investigate E. coli sources into Lambert Creek.

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