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Governor Reynolds proclaims July as Lakes Appreciation Month

  • 7/23/2019 12:37:00 PM
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Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation declaring July as Lakes Appreciation Month.

On July 16, the Iowa DNR and its partners attended a proclamation signing recognizing Iowa’s lakes as a prized and valuable resource to the state and its citizens.

Iowa’s lakes and reservoirs provide valuable habitat for aquatic vegetation and wildlife, critical drinking water, irrigation, energy, recreation and scenic beauty.

Lakes provide a rich history and aesthetic feature to Iowa’s landscape, and serve an important role in the quality of life for Iowans. Protecting Iowa’s lakes and reservoirs is a top priority to ensure the resource for future generations.