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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

Smithville Lake Habitat Enhancement Partnership

RFHP provided funding for two separate projects on Smithville Lake. Missouri Department of Conservation was the lead on the first project (2012) which consisted of providing additional structural habitat. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (2015) was the lead on the second project which consisted principally of shoreline stabilization. Smithville  Lake ... Read More

Lake Bloomington Shoreline Stabilization

Lake Bloomington is located in central Illinois about 160 miles northeast of St. Louis and approximately 125 miles southwest of Chicago. It is in the Mackinaw River Basin. Lake Bloomington is located in the northern part of the watershed. It was constructed in 1929 by the impoundment of Money Creek.... Read More