The Latest Lake Report

Officials say the Buckeye trees have started to change to their fall wardrobe. The brown grass around both lakes is an unspoken warning that the fire danger is very high! It is important to remember that open fires are not permitted at Hazel Creek Lake and open fires must be in an approved fire pit at Thousand Hills State Park

Saturday, August 11th at 7:00 am is the earliest that waterfowl blind sites may be chosen at Hazel Creek Lake this year. There are no designated blind sites but they must be constructed or placed so they are at least 300 yards from all other blinds. Any conflicts for blind sites that cannot be resolved by the participants will be referred to the Lake, Parks and Recreation Commission. The decoys cannot be placed in the water until Saturday September 1, 2018 and all blinds and decoys must be removed from the area by 5:00 pm April 27, 2019.

The State of Missouri is finishing their plans to replace the sea wall, boat ramp and boat docks at Thousand Hills State Park. Construction will hopefully begin this fall. I’m Karen Johnson?