May 2017 Projects

Leaser Lake, Pennsylvania

Leaser Lake is a 117-acre impoundment on Jacksonville Branch of the Ontelaunee Creek, a tributary of Maiden Creek located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. The impoundment is very popular with outdoor recreation enthusiasts in southeast Pennsylvania. In September 2006, $4.8 million in grants were made available to help Lehigh County upgrade... Read More

Lake Enid-Seeding mudflats to create habitat

Many reservoirs are characterized by large seasonal or long-term water level fluctuations. These fluctuations generally occur over elevation contours that were once uplands and are now artificially submerged. These uplands have soils, slopes, and seed banks that are different from natural floodplains, and therefore are unable to support the vegetation... Read More

Easter Lake

Easter Lake is a 178-acre publicly-owned reservoir located in highly urbanized southeast Des Moines, Iowa. Completed in 1967 for recreation, Easter Lake provides numerous day uses to the Des Moines area, including fishing. The location of Easter Lake, in the midst of suburbia, and its potential to draw thousands of... Read More