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Public meeting to discuss Windmill Lake fish renovation this fall

  • 4/23/2019 3:20:00 PM
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Bedford, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Taylor County Conservation Board will host a public meeting at 4 p.m., May 8, at the at the Bedford Fire Station, 702 Dodge Street, in Bedford, to discuss the proposed fish renovation of Windmill Lake near New Market in Taylor County.

Water quality and sportfish quality at Windmill Lake has declined since the early 2000s due to an increasing population of common carp.

Information will be presented on plans to eliminate common carp, as well as in-lake improvements to further improve the lake’s water quality and recreation opportunities.

Any person attending the public meeting and has special requirements such as those related to mobility or hearing impairments should contact the DNR or ADA Coordinator at 515-725-8200, Relay Iowa TTY Service 800-735-7942, or, and advise of specific needs.