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  • LSU using heavy machinery to remove plants from Crest Lake

    June 24, 2016 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Heavy machinery will be used next week to remove a plant from LSU Lakes that can cause problems with the water. Hyacinth plants sprung in some of the lakes, including Crest Lake near Dalrymple Drive, months ago. They are not native to the area. When the plants... more »
  • BR lakes plan switches gears to finding money

    July 17, 2015 6:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Area Foundation is moving toward creating construction documents now that the Baton Rouge lakes master plan is in place. BRAF announced plans to dredge the shallow lakes a few feet deeper to improve water quality. Plans also call for bike trails and lighting... more »
  • Maps released detail proposed upgrades to Baton Rouge lakes

    January 30, 2015 6:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Ideas to turn the ailing LSU lakes into a showcase range from dredging the sediment that's been choking the water bodies to building boardwalks and parks and restricting traffic. Hundreds of residents pored over maps of potential traffic changes, ecological features and where dredge material from the... more »
  • Get a first look at designs to revitalize the lakes

    January 29, 2015 9:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Several meetings have been held over the past couple months for designers of improvements for the Baton Rouge and LSU Lakes to get public input. You can get a first look at the initial master plan tonight. Designers have combined some of the ideas from the... more »
  • Meeting to save the lakes tonight Play Video

    November 6, 2014 8:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Area Foundation is moving forward with their quest to save the lakes. Designers and engineers will present their ideas for public input tonight. The foundation believes the lakes are key to the growth of Baton Rouge. We've been trying for decades to... more »
  • Your input can improve Baton Rouge Lakes Play Video

    September 12, 2014 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Area Foundation wants your input on how to improve the quality of the Baton Rouge Lakes. With the quality of the shallow lakes diminishing, the foundation hired a landscape architecture firm to lead a master plan to improve the lakes. The planners will... more »

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