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Posted on: September 5, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Groundbreaking for Dakins Lake Expansion Project is September 9

The public is invited to attend the groundbreaking for the Dakins Lake Expansion Project on Monday, September 9 at 1 p.m. Attendees should meet at the existing campground (12635 710th Ave.) northeast of Zearing.

The park will close September 6 for construction and will remain closed throughout the project.

Phase 1 of the expansion project was awarded to McAninch Corporation on August 20. Story County Conservation anticipates that construction will be completed later this fall. Phase 2 of the project will be bid in late fall.

More information about the project can be found on the Conservation website at Interested individuals may also contact Special Projects Ranger Carol Williams at 515-232-2516 or email

Story County Conservation manages more than 3,500 acres of parks and natural areas, including lakes, campgrounds, and trails. Story County Conservation's volunteer program provides volunteer opportunities to individuals and groups interested in making a difference in local natural resources. No individual will be excluded from events conducted by Story County Conservation because of a disability or impairment. To request accommodations to participate, contact Story County Conservation.

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Carol Williams
Story County Conservation
Phone 515-232-2516
FAX 515-232-6989

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