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Reservoir Habitat Restoration Best Management Practices Now Available On-Line

The Reservoir Fish Habitat Partnership and Friends of Reservoirs are excited to announce that Reservoir Fish Habitat Management is now available to be downloaded free of charge. Reservoir Fish Habitat Management details state of the art techniques on addressing major reservoir habitat impairments and is intended to be used as a reference for design... 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