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Major restoration effort to improve Black Hawk Lake nearing completion

Major restoration effort to improve Black Hawk Lake nearing completion

  • 6/20/2023 2:38:00 PM
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LAKE VIEW – A second and final season of dredging on Black Hawk Lake, located in Sac County, is scheduled to end the week of June 18th. An additional two to three weeks of site clean-up and contractor demobilization will follow the dredging work.
Major restoration effort to improve Black Hawk Lake water quality

Major restoration effort to improve Black Hawk Lake water quality

  • 4/5/2023 9:13:00 AM
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DES MOINES – A second and final season of dredging on Black Hawk Lake, located in Sac County, will start this week and is scheduled to end in early June. An additional two to three weeks of site clean-up and contractor demobilization will follow the dredging work.
Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning, Black Hawk Wildlife Unit

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning, Black Hawk Wildlife Unit

  • 3/20/2023 4:18:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Black Hawk Wildlife Unit, and by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in Sac, Calhoun, Crawford, Cherokee, Buena Vista, and Pocahontas counties.
Tomahawk Marsh is returning to its prairie and wetland heritage

Tomahawk Marsh is returning to its prairie and wetland heritage

  • 10/18/2022 1:01:00 PM
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Tomahawk Marsh is undergoing a facelift of sorts. Parts of the 428-acre wildlife area just north of Lake View in central Sac County, has been reshaped to create small seasonal wetlands, and many of the trees have been removed to reclaim the prairie and to emphasize the grassland and wetland ecosystem.
 Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

  • 3/18/2019 12:42:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife management areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Black Hawk Wildlife Unit in Sac, Buena Vista, Calhoun, Crawford and Ida counties.
Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

  • 3/27/2018 1:05:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife management areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Black Hawk Wildlife Unit in Sac, Pocahontas and Cherokee counties.