Public Notice LRL-2016-00371

Louisville District
Published May 1, 2024
Expiration date: 6/3/2024

COUNTY-STATE:  Menifee Counties, Kentucky.

APPLICANT:  The Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources Streams and Wetland In-Lieu Fee Program

PROJECT PURPOSE: To provide aquatic (stream) and vegetative habitat restoration, enhancement, and preservation within the Upper Licking River Service Area.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Broke Leg Creek Restoration Project (LRL-2016-00371) would include re-establishment, rehabilitation, enhancement, and preservation of approximately 46,906 linear feet of perennial, intermittent, and ephemeral stream and associated riparian habitat.  The project is estimated to generate 11,876 net stream Ecological Integrity Units (EIUs) (credits).  The project site would be permanently protected through implementation of a conservation easement administered by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  All incompatible uses, including mineral extraction, would be prohibited.  The ephemeral, intermittent and perennial streams are tributary to Blackwater and Broke Leg Creeks, which are tributary to the Licking River.  The Licking River is a Traditionally Navigable Water.


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