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Hamilton County Conservation Board approves submission of a fish habitat grant at Little Wall Lake.
Posted: Nov 27 2012 by ppowers

At their meeting Tuesday morning the Hamilton County Conservation Board approved the submission of a fish habitat grant with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Conservation director Brian Lammers said the amount totals $43,000 for the project at Little Wall Lake south of Jewell.The project will focus on mechanical dredging at the Little Bay area near the campground site for fish spawning and habitat. The local match of the grant will be 10% with the use of REAP (Resource Enhancement and Protection) funds as the match according to Lammers.

The conservation board Tuesday gave its support of joining Webster County in co-hosting the Iowa Association of County Conservation Board Fall Conference in the fall of 2016. Conservation boards from all over the state will be meeting in both counties to discuss issues in relation to conservation and the great outdoors.

A property resolution agreement with the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation was approved by the board. There was also a closed meeting in regards to a real estate and property issue.

At their meeting Tuesday morning the Hamilton County Conservation Board approved the submission of a fish habitat grant with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Conservation director Brian Lammers said the amount totals $43,000 for the project at Little Wall Lake south of Jewell.The project will focus on mechanical dredging at the Little Bay area near the campground site for fish spawning and habitat. The local match of the grant will be 10% with the use of REAP (Resource Enhancement and Protection) funds as the match according to Lammers.

The conservation board Tuesday gave its support of joining Webster County in co-hosting the Iowa Association of County Conservation Board Fall Conference in the fall of 2016. Conservation boards from all over the state will be meeting in both counties to discuss issues in relation to conservation and the great outdoors.

A property resolution agreement with the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation was approved by the board. There was also a closed meeting in regards to a real estate and property issue.

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