Lower Gar Culverts Installed None Too Soon!

Lower Gar Culverts Installed None Too Soon! July 9th, 2011 With lake levels extremely high, flooding all over the Midwest and more rain projected for the summer, IGLA can claim a victory that the two additional box culverts are now installed under 230th Avenue east of Milford. Over the course of the past few years … Read more

Interns Being Utilized For AIS Awareness At Lakes Area Boat Ramps

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 (Wahpeton)– Efforts to try to keep aquatic invasive species out of the Iowa Great Lakes are once again underway this season. Mike Hawkins, a fisheries biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, says some college students are spending some of their weekends this summer at some of the heaviest used … Read more

High Levels Of Fecal Bacteria Turn Up At Lakes Area Beach

Monday, July 04, 2011 (Wahpeton)– A beach in the Iowa Great Lakes is one of six state park beaches in the state with high levels of fecal bacteria. Samples collected last week turned up high levels of the bacteria at Emerson Bay on West Lake Okoboji. A safety warning sign has been posted at the … Read more