DNR Grants Handed Out To Area Lakes

Department of Natural Resources grants totaling more than half a million dollars will be handed out to help area lakes fight invasive lake vegetation. A total of $586,000 in grants from the Lake and River Enhancement program were announced by the DNR this morning. Those grants cover 42 projects in lakes in 15 counties, including Kosciusko County, and come from money collected from BMV boat registrations.

Water body (County) Grant award
Adams Lake (LaGrange) $15,140
Atwood Lake (LaGrange) $7,680
Backwater Lake (Kosciusko) $2,500
Barbee Lakes Chain area-Kuhn, Barbee, Little Barbee, Irish, Sawmill, Banning and Sechrist lakes (Kosciusko) $6,750
Bass Lake (Starke) $34,000
Beaver Dam and Loon lakes (Kosciusko) $2,030
Big Long Lake (LaGrange) $18,000
Bruce Lake (Fulton and Pulaski) $5,000
Center Lake (Kosciusko) $16,600
Chapman Lakes area-Big Chapman and Little Chapman lakes (Kosciusko) $24,400
Clear Lake (LaPorte) $8,400
Crooked Lake (Steuben) $11,000
Dewart Lake (Kosciusko) $6,625
Fish Lakes (Upper Fish, Lower Fish, Mud) (LaPorte) $27,800
Flint Lake (Porter) $15,200
Four Lakes area-Mill Pond, Kreighbaum, Cook and Holem lakes (Marshall) $15,200
Fox Lake (Steuben) $4,320
Geist Lake (Hamilton and Marion) $5,000
Griffy Lake (Monroe) $3,120
Hamilton Lake (Steuben) $39,000
Hudson Lake (LaPorte) $22,400
Jimmerson Lake (Steuben) $14,580
Koontz Lake (Marshall) $20,000
Lake George (Steuben) $10,375
Lake Lemon (Monroe and Brown) $5,000
Lake of the Woods (Marshall) $23,000
Lake Pleasant (Steuben) $11,780
Little Turkey (LaGrange) $4,750
Long Lake (Porter) $2,500
New Lake (Gibson) $6,000
Oliver, Olin and Martin lakes (LaGrange) $8,400
Pine Lake (LaPorte) $37,500
Pretty Lake (LaGrange) $8,900
Stone Lake (LaPorte) $2,500
Stone and Brokesha lakes (LaGrange) $10,060
Sylvan Lake (Noble) $5,000
Tippecanoe Lake Chain- Tippecanoe, James and Oswego lakes (Kosciusko) $32,000
Wall Lake (LaGrange) $11,720
Wawasee and Syracuse lakes (Kosciusko) $17,500
Lake Wawasee (Starry stonewort) (Kosciusko) $15,800
Webster Lake (Kosciusko) $41,500
West Otter Lake (Steuben) $7,700
Total $586,730