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Coles Creek Habitat Improvement Project

Carlyle Lake, Illinois’ largest man-made, is located in South Central Illinois, approximately 50 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri. Construction of the lake began in 1958 and was completed in 1967. The lake is 12 miles long and 1-3 miles wide with approximately 26,000 acres of surface water at normal... 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