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Fort Atkinson Preserve closed for renovations

Fort Atkinson Preserve closed for renovations

  • 3/26/2024 11:40:00 AM
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FORT ATKINSON -- Fort Atkinson State Preserve in Winneshiek County is currently closed to visitors as crews begin work to repair and stabilize the 1840s-era fort structures. The closure will continue until the project is complete later this summer.
DNR and Black Hawk County Conservation to host open house to discuss lake restoration plans for Casey Lake, located in Hickory Hills Park

DNR and Black Hawk County Conservation to host open house to discuss lake restoration plans for Casey Lake, located in Hickory Hills Park

  • 6/27/2023 4:44:00 PM
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La Porte City – Black Hawk County Conservation (BHCC), Shive-Hattery, Inc., and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host a public meeting at 6 p.m., July 10, at the Lakeview lodge at Hickory Hills Park located at 3338 Hickory Hills Road, near La Porte City, to discuss ongoing lake restoration efforts at the park, slated for the fall of 2023 through early spring of 2025.
Renovations at Geode State Park to close beach area in 2023

Renovations at Geode State Park to close beach area in 2023

  • 4/4/2023 11:52:00 AM
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GEODE, Iowa – The beach and surrounding facilities at Geode State Park will be closed for the 2023 recreational season beginning in late April due to a major road and parking lot construction project.
West Swan Lake renovation project topic of March 10 open house

West Swan Lake renovation project topic of March 10 open house

  • 2/22/2022 10:54:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a come-and-go open house style public meeting to discuss the upcoming renovation project at West Swan Lake, in Emmet County, at 6 p.m., March 10, in the SERT Building at the Iowa Lakes Community College, 2421 7th Ave. South, in Estherville.
Renovation of Dan Green Slough and Burr Oak Lake to last through summer

Renovation of Dan Green Slough and Burr Oak Lake to last through summer

  • 8/4/2020 9:04:00 PM
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The water level at Dan Green Slough and Burr Oak Lake will be held down through the summer’s growing season to eliminate rough fish that had reentered the systems and to reestablish emergent vegetation that had been lost after years of high water.
Public meeting to discuss Windmill Lake fish renovation this fall

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.
Geode State Park restoration project underway

Geode State Park restoration project underway

  • 12/27/2017 11:11:00 AM
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DANVILLE – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin renovations at Geode State Park this winter to improve water quality at Lake Geode and enhance accessibility and recreational opportunities in the park.
Water level to drop at Easter Lake ahead of renovation this spring

Water level to drop at Easter Lake ahead of renovation this spring

  • 12/20/2016 10:58:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources with the Polk County Conservation, Polk Soil and Water Conservation District, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the City of Des Moines will begin another phase of work on Easter Lake to improve habitat and water quality on the 179-acre lake on the southeast edge of Des Moines.
Lake restoration project underway at Center Lake

Lake restoration project underway at Center Lake

  • 10/11/2016 3:29:00 PM
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SPIRIT LAKE – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will begin another phase of work on Center Lake this fall to improve habitat and water quality on the 257-acre lake southwest of Spirit Lake.
Wapello campground reopens

Wapello campground reopens

  • 9/20/2016 1:28:00 PM
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Wapello State Park, in southeast Iowa’s Davis County, will open its newly renovated campground on Sept. 30, just in time for the fall camping season.
Three-Mile Lake Fish Renovation Planned for Sept 20-22

Three-Mile Lake Fish Renovation Planned for Sept 20-22

  • 9/13/2016 1:02:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will begin a fish renovation at Three-Mile Lake in Union County on Sep. 20th.  DNR staff will treat the watershed streams on Sept. 20-21 with Prentox® PrenfishTM, a plant-based fish toxicant commonly known as Rotenone to eradicate the current fish population, and the lake on Sept. 22nd. 
Fishing Regulations to be Relaxed at Corydon Reservoir

Fishing Regulations to be Relaxed at Corydon Reservoir

  • 8/30/2016 1:55:00 PM
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Corydon – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will relax fishing regulations at Corydon Reservoir in Wayne County, effective immediately, to allow anglers to more freely harvest game fish before the lake is renovated this fall.
Three Mile Lake Public Meeting

Three Mile Lake Public Meeting

  • 2/16/2016 8:15:00 AM
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CRESTON - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting at 6:30 p.m., March 15, in Room 900 of the Allied Health Building on the Southwest Iowa Community College campus, to discuss the proposed fish renovation of Three-Mile Lake.