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Lake Barkley Habitat Improvement Project

Goals of the Lake Barkley Habitat Improvement Project are as follows: 1) To decrease siltation and the expansion of mud flats by increasing shoreline stability through cypress tree plantings, 2) to mitigate the effects of existing siltation and increase centrarchid spawning success by: (a) improving available shoreline spawning cover by... Read More

Lake Coleman Habitat Renovation

Lake Coleman, with a current surface area of approximately 40 acres, is located within the city limits of Sulphur Springs in Hopkins County Texas. The lake was constructed in the early 1900s as a water supply for the City of Sulphur Springs. A comprehensive renovation of the lake was conducted... Read More

Cochiti Lake Habitat Restoration

This project addresses several impairments on Cochiti Lake, New Mexico: sedimentation, aquatic invasive species and initial vegetation removal and earth scouring during dam construction. The lake has also been subject to hazardous algae blooms. This grant will be directed towards the propagation of native aquatic and shoreline vegetation and fish... Read More

Carlsbad Fisheries Revival

The project seeks to involve the local community, the City of Carlsbad and New Mexico Game and Fish in strategically positioning fish attractors, spawning structures and baitfish habitat in the Pecos River pools formed by the upper and lower dams that make up Carlsbad Municipal Lake. There are also opportunities... Read More

Pymatuning Lake Plank Structures 2021

The objective of this project is to create additional aquatic habitat at Pymatuning Lake through artificial habitat structures. We will specifically use this funding to create 30 additional Short Vertical Plank Structures which will be part of the annual 100 Porcupine Crib project. These structures will also allow us to... Read More