Category Archives: Project Update

Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership/Friends of Reservoirs Annual Meeting

TPWD Inland Fisheries Seeking Partners for Habitat Restoration in Texas Reservoirs  Interested Organizations Invited to Habitat Workshop Oct. 6-7 in Athens  AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries staff conduct dozens of habitat restoration projects each year to enhance fish habitat in Texas’ aging reservoirs. But fisheries... Read More

Lake Livingston Friends of Reservoirs partners with the Lee College/TDC Ellis Unit Horticulture instruction program

The Texas Master Naturalist program (TXMN) was created in 1997 opening its first chapter in San Antonio, Texas.  The Texas Master Naturalist program is designed to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within... Read More

Lake Nessmuk Update

Don Kelly, Tioga County Bass Anglers and local tackle shop owner, discusses the recently completed Nessmuck Lake, PA project. Shell Oil provided a grant to Friends of Reservoirs and Don spearheaded a group of local volunteers to work with staff from Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to complete this project.... Read More

Easter Lake Drawn Down for Restoration

The Easter Lake restoration project has completed its hydraulic dredging stage and was drawn down during winter 2016-2017.  This major milestone in the project timeline was featured on several news stations as Des Moines residents see progress in their own backyard: KCCI: http://www.kcci.com/article/lake-will-drain-6-inches-daily-in-restoration-project/8520754 WHO: http://whotv.com/2017/01/18/easter-lake-restoration-project-continues-with-final-drawdown/ Des Moines Register: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/des-moines/2016/12/29/restoring-easter-lake-mark-ackelson-trail/95872408/ Read More