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Aquatic Habitat Project in Progress at Bowman Lake

LINCOLN – An aquatic habitat improvement project has begun at Bowman Lake, just west of Loup City in Sherman County. Bowman Lake has long suffered from poor aquatic habitat conditions resulting in mediocre fishing opportunities. This rehabilitation project is designed to increase lake depth, deepen channels that connect main pools of water, and reduce excessive aquatic vegetation. In addition, shorelines will be reshaped to make them friendlier to anglers. An Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible fishing dock and concrete boat ramp …

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Grand Re-opening of Victoria Springs Lake

LINCOLN – A grand re-opening of the lake at Victoria Springs State Recreation Area to celebrate the completion of an aquatic habitat project will be June 25 from 4-7 p.m. The public is welcome to take a tour of the lake and stay for hot dogs, beans, chips and soda. The lake has undergone many improvements, including deepening, replacement of the outlet structure, bank stabilization, better shoreline angling access, a fishing pad, and the installation of underwater fish attractors. The …

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Public Meeting Scheduled for Conestoga Aquatic Rehabilitation Project

LINCOLN, Neb. – There will be a public informational meeting Sept. 25 in Denton regarding the upcoming aquatic rehabilitation project at Conestoga Lake. The meeting will take place from 5-7 p.m. at the Denton Community Center, 7115 Lancaster Ave. Representatives of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Flatwater Group Inc., Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Lower Platte South Natural Resource District will provide information and answer questions. Conestoga has experienced the degrading effects …

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Burchard WMA Remains Closed as Work Continues

LINCOLN, Neb. – Public access to the Burchard Wildlife Management Area remains closed while an aquatic rehabilitation project on the 150-acre reservoir nears completion, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Work completed on the area includes a new outlet structure, reconfigured boat launch area with wave protection, several new angler access pads, handicap-accessible fishing pier, offshore breakwaters to protect and repair shorelines, and a sediment dike on the north arm. In addition, the aquatic habitat was enhanced by …

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