Marsh work begins to help Clear Lake

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Posted: Thursday, August 1, 2013 12:00 am

VENTURA, Iowa (AP) — After $5 million in work that stretched over five years, a marsh bordering Clear Lake is filling up with aquatic vegetation and has begun filtering water more effectively.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has drawn down water in Ventura Marsh for a second year and is seeing plants such as cattails sprout.

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