Project Features

  • Construct bathymetric and topographic diversity adjacent to and in backwater areas.
  • Construct topographic diversity in non-diverse forested areas.
  • Establish native aquatic, wetland, and floodplain forest vegetation and trees.
  • Construct a closure structure in Garner Chute.
  • Protect small side channel islands and bankline protection in Huron Chute from erosion.   


  • The Fact Sheet was approved in April 2006.
  • The Definite Project Report was completed in November 2013.
  • Construction Contracts:
    • Huron Island Stage I Construction Contract was awarded in July 2014. Scope of work includes dredging/excavating Goose Lake Access Channel, Pool 1 and Pool 2; constructing small island bank stabilization, and constructing a closure structure in Garner Chute. Work will provide topographic diversity and aquatic habitat.
    • Huron Island Stage II Construction contract was awarded in August 2016. Scope of work includes tree clearing and grubbing; excavation, placing, and shaping excavated materials; riprap; construction of anchored logs and locked logs; and surveying. It is scheduled to be completed by the end of March 2020.
    • Huron Island Stage III Construction Contract will continue with the aquatic plant re-establishment.