News

New FOR Website Launched!

Friends of Reservoirs is proud to announce the launch of its new website at http://www.friendsofreservoirs.com/.  Check it out today! Background and grant information for FOR-sponsored habitat projects Online grant applications Access the Best Management Practices Manual Reservoir assessment information for every state Reservoir morphology database More coming in the future! Read More

2017 Mossback Grant Recipients

The Friends of Reservoirs Foundation (FOR) and King Enterprises, makers of Mossback artificial fish habitat products are pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural grants program available exclusively to Friends of Reservoirs member organizations. Mossback has been a corporate sponsor of Friends of Reservoirs for several years and wants... 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