Lower Pool 13 Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project

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The Lower Pool 13 Habitat Restoration and Enhancement (HREP) project is located approximately three miles upstream of the city of Clinton, Iowa. The project features would be located entirely on federally-owned land that forms part of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The area consists of backwater lakes, sloughs, flowing channels, and impounded water residing over historically flooded islands and remnant islands. The lower section of Pool 13 is located in a valley that is 1.5 to 4.5 miles wide and contains few land masses.

Project Quick Facts

  • State(s) covered: Iowa & Illinois
  • Congressional district(s): Iowa - 2, Illinois - 17
  • Land ownership: Federal
  • Federal Sponsor: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Management authority: Refuge; Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge