All posts by Rebecca Krogman

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

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