by Steve Kaukola, Habitat Committee Chair
TCTU volunteers accomplished a phenomenal amount of work in the few years up to the end of 2019. There was major brush clearing along the South Branch of the Vermillion River, as well as on Hay Creek south of Red Wing. The COVID pandemic stopped everything in early 2020 as DNR policies prohibited organized activities on its Aquatic Management Areas (AMAs) for the next 18 months. As TCTU Board elections brought in several new members in January 2020, I was appointed as the new Habitat Restoration Coordinator. The former coordinator, Tony Nelson, has still been active assisting in this area.
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