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2017 Friends of Reservoirs Small Project Grant Recipients

Friends of Reservoirs and Bass Pro Shops are proud to proclaim New Mexico B.A.S.S. Nation, Magnolia West Bass Club, Friends of Carr Creek and Harrisburg Area Chamber of Commerce as the winners of the 4th Annual Small Projects Grant Program for 2017. Friends of Reservoirs offers $1000 cash grants to... 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

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