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Starry Stonewort in Syracuse Lake – Spring 2015

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Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan 2014

Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan

This report was funded by the IDNR through a grant from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. It summarizes exotic plant management efforts on Lake Wawasee and Syracuse Lake. These lakes are located in Kosciusko County, Indiana near the town of Syracuse.

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Ritter Branch

After completing projects in Dillon Creek and Village Lake Stream last year, WACF was continued work with the ERRA GLC grant and a new DNR LARE grant at Ritter Branch. Ritter flows into Hindman Lake upstream in the 10-lake chain. The WACF canoe trip travels through Hindman Lake about ½ down the canoe trip trail,

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Thorpe Concept Plan Report

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Village Lake Tributary Stream Stabilization As-Built Engineering Design Report

Click here and read “Village Lake Tributary Stream Stabilization As-Built Engineering Design Report”

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WACF Education Center Enhanced Wetland

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Lakescaping for Wildlife and Water Quality Indiana Addendum Oct 2009

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WACF Education Center Master Plan

Introduction

The Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation (WACF) is a local public not-for-profit foundation dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the Wawasee area watershed for present and future generations. The Foundation was formed in 1991 to anticipate, search out, and solve threats to the Wawasee Area Watershed and to its water quality.

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Turkey Creek Sediment Trap Project

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LAKE WAWASEE AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT PLAN UPDATE – 2006

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LAKE WAWASEE, KOSCIUSKO COUNTY EMERGENT VEGETATION SURVEY IN ECOZONE AREAS OF JOHNSON AND CONKLIN BAY AND TIER II SURVEY RESULTS – 2008

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Wawasee Area Watershed Management Plan

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Bayshore Watershed Sediment Control Final Report

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Lake Wawasee Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan

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FINAL ASSESSMENT OF INVASIVE WETLAND SPECIES & MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR WACF OWNED PARCELS

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Fish Population Survey and Shoreline Fish Community at Lake Wawasee

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WAWASEE AREA CONSERVANCY FOUNDATION WATER QUALITY SUMMARY REPORT

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Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation Strategic Plan

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Volunteer Lake Monitoring Data

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Biological Survey Turkey Creek Watershed

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Martin Creek Outlet Design/Build Report

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Comparative Study of Kosciusko County Lake Water Quality

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Indiana Clean Lake

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Water-Table Characteristics in the Lake Wawasee Basin and Vicinty

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Griffith’s Island Design/Build Report

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Lake Wawasee Engineering Feasible Study

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Enchanted Hills Watershed Evaluation

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Dillon Creek Sediment Control Project

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Lake Enhancement Diagnostic/ Feasibility Study

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Water Quality Summary

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Lilly Center for Lakes and Streams hosts WACF

Heather Harwood, executive director of WACF was given a tour today of the new Lilly Center for Lakes and Streams (LCLAS) facility by the Center director, Dr. Nate Bosch. Heather and Nate meet several times a year to share ideas and update each other on the activities of their organizations.


New WACF Water Study


WACF is undertaking a new and comprehensive wetland water quality study that will allow us to focus our resources on the most critical hot spots. Read more….


Cattail Awards

Award Winner – Nancy Nelson

At the recent Lake Celebration and WACF Annual Meeting, two Cattail Awards were presented for outstanding environmental service in our watershed. This year the awards were presented to Nancy Nelson and Scott Fetters.