Carter Lake Preservation Society

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Our Mission and Vision



To preserve and to improve the lake and its watershed for continued use and enjoyment for future generations.



    To improve the environmental qualities of the lake through cooperation with city, county, state and federal agencies as well as educational institutions, foundations and other private resources.

    To ensure the fishery and wild life habitats continue to thrive.

    To showcase the lake as a metropolitan recreational area for everyone to enjoy.


Carter Lake Preservation Society’s Purpose: 

    Help local leaders and agencies defend, manage and restore the lake and its watershed.

    Address and correct the impairments of the lake.

    Armor the shoreline to reduce erosion and maintain water quality.

    Sponsor the annual Carter Lake Clean Up.

    Provide a unified voice for public policy that will preserve the lake.

    Advance public knowledge of the lake, watershed and ecosystem.

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Carter Lake Preservation Society
107 Shoal Drive
Carter Lake, Iowa   51510
Phone: (712) 347-6455