Iowa DNR Volunteer Release and Liability Waiver

Volunteers, please print, fill out & sign, and bring this waiver with you to the clean-up day event, as it will greatly help expedite the sign-in process for all of our volunteers! Children volunteering at lake clean-up day will also need a signed form.  Adult group leaders may sign as legal guardians if children’s parents are not present at the event. Thank you! Liability Release Waiver...

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Provide Your Feedback Online for Future Lake Manawa Plans

If you can not attend the public opinion meeting on May 7th, please consider taking this VERY brief online survey and provide your feedback to the DNR https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LakeManawa A PDF synopsis of the plan can be found here: (a short synopsis on the Feedback Form link, and a detailed version on the Recreation Use Plan link, found under Lake Manawa) http://www.iowadnr.gov/…/StateParksRecAr…/RecreationUsePlans Lake Manawa State Park Recreation Use Plan – April 2015 Feedback Form – Lake Manawa State Park Recreation Use Plan – April...

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The Spring Newsletter for 2010 is Here

FRIENDS OF LAKE MANAWA SPRING NEWSLETTER – 2010 ANNUAL LAKE MANAWA CLEAN–UP SCHEDULED Please join us on the afternoon of May 2nd from 1 p.m.—3 p.m. for the 6th Annual Lake Manawa Clean-up Day. This project, spearheaded by Mary and Richard Sellers is aimed primarily at cleaning up the winter debris. Snacks and raffle prizes abound. What a great way to spend an afternoon teaching your children or grandchildren how to give back! With park help scarce again this year, responsibility for maintaining our park falls to all of us. Let’s encourage everyone to clean up after themselves as well as pick up after others less enlightened. ICE FISHING DERBY COMMITTEE DONATES MOWER TO LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK Over the years the hard working Ice Fishing Derby Committee has accumulated enough profit to buy and donate a 60 inch Hustler commercial grade mower and Stihl trimmer to the park. The park staff is anxiously awaiting its delivery. Thanks to all who helped make this happen. FOLM T-SHIRT SALES A HIT! Have you seen one? Do you have one yet? Thanks to Judy Colyer’s ingenuity, Dave Harding’s logo artwork, and Deb Powell’s photographic skills, the Friends have captured a Lake Manawa pelican, logo and sailboat to grace our first ever FOLM t-shirts. Sales are on-going. You can order one using pay-pal on the Friend’s website—www.friendsoflakemanawa.org, print an order form from our facebook group page, or print the t-shirt form on the last page of this document. Orders will be processed monthly. WINTERFEST ICE FISHING DERBY RECAP Over one thousand fishermen hit the ice for the annual Ice Fishing Derby held on Saturday, January 30th. Major prize winners included: CAT ATV raffle drawing—Brandon Williams, HyVee $1,000 Big Fish Contest – Landon Stouffer, Ice House Decorating Contest—Frank Foust, Jr., and Doll’s Chili Cook Off Winner—Walter Secord. This was the first year for the well attended pre-tourney ICE BASH co-sponsored by Recycled Fish. It included a great fish feast with several scrumptiously prepared fish dishes, fishing seminars, door prizes, and a silent auction. Hats off to the Ice Fishing Derby Committee for another great derby weekend! TEST DREDGE PUT ON HOLD DUE TO BUDGET WOES Due to the drastic reduction of the State Lake Restoration Fund by the...

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