Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Status Update: Lincoln Park South Pond

It doesn't look like much more than a mud hole now, but the $12 million renovation of Lincoln Park's South Pond is movng along.  The project emptied the pond, dredged out all the muck, and removed the concrete and steel borders. 

The pond will be deepened and the shoreline made more natural to attract wildlife.  Apparently the pond as it was was too shallow to support much aquatic life, and concrete doesn't make much of a habitat unless you're a goose. 

For people, a boardwalk will be installed and educational programs will highlight the pond ecosystem. 

1 comment:

  1. Okay, it's almost Spring now - we've had a mild winter... why isn't this ready as all the signs promise? How long will we have to look at this mess. Yesterday it was 60 degrees and sunny - there wasn't a single worker out there. What is happening?


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