ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District and the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association are temporarily closing a public access in Manhattan Beach, Minn., to make improvements.
The Trout Lake landing will be closed from 10 p.m. June 2 to June 14. During the closure, several environmental improvements will be made to the landing. These improvements include a shoreline buffer zone, installing a rain garden, leveling the landing approach and parking area and upgrading the existing boat ramp.
The Corps and its partners are working under a challenge partnership agreement to complete the environmental improvements to the landing. For more information on this project, please contact Corrine Hodapp, Corps of Engineers southern headwaters section supervisory park ranger at (651) 290-5790.
The nearly 700 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2011 $175 million budget, nearly 2,800 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $271 million to the national economy. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.
Release no. 13-061
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