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Poplar Springs Lake Project

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Photograph of a sign at Poplar Springs Lake: Poplar Springs Lake, City of Poplarville, Miss. Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Federal aid in Sportfish Restoration, Pearl River Board of Supervisors, Pearl River Co. Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Environmental Protection Agency Gulf of Mexico Program
What started as a big hole in the ground off Highway 26 in Poplarville, Miss...
Photograph of Poplar Springs Lake.
The Poplar Springs Lake features a dual cell wetlands filtration system...
Photograph of hydric plants in Poplar Springs Lake.
The second cell features a variety of hydric plants...
Photograph of people standing on shore of Poplar Springs Lake.
The lake is located just off I-59 on Highway 26, within the city limits of Poplarville, Miss...
Photograph of David Smith of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service testing the waters of the Poplar Springs Lake a few days before opening.
David Smith of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service...
Photograph Jon Williams, a Poplarville resident and avid fisherman catching and taging some fish prior to the Poplar Springs Lake opening.
Jon Williams, a Poplarville resident and avid fisherman...
Photograph of fish being tagged at Poplar Springs Lake.
...catches and tags some fish prior to the lake opening May 15...
 Photograph of Poplarville Mayor, Billy Spiers (front) and Bradford Lee, a city alderman, and wildlife officer at International Paper, Co. (back)Poplarville Mayor, Billy Spiers, throws his line into the lake...
Photograph of (left to right) Mayor Billy Spiers; NRCS's David Smith; Bradford Lee; Dr. John Grant, a city alderman, physics professor, and department chair at Pearl River Community College; and Allen Hughes.
...Lake watershed has a positive impact on the entire Gulf ecosystem - one community for one Gulf.
     

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Gulf of Mexico Program Office
Mail Code: EPA/GMPO
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529-6000
228-688-3726
FAX: 228-688-2709


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