St. Mary’s River, Spy Run Creek get $100K enhancement projects

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): Two waterways in Allen County are getting a $100,000 for updates.

More than $1 million will be used for 33 projects in 25 Indiana counties for care of water bodies. The grants are through the Lake and River Enhancement program in the DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife, according to the DNR.

$100,000 will be used to enhance the steam habiitat of Spy Run Creek. Another $100,000 will be used streambank stabilization of the St. Mary’s River.

“We are pleased to partner with sponsoring organizations to improve aquatic habitat, reduce erosion and sedimentation, and create improved recreational opportunities for boating and fishing,” said Mark Reiter, director of DNR Fish and Wildlife.

The list of projects, the body of waters and grant awards are below.

August 2016 LARE Grant Awards by Saige Driver on Scribd

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