Purpose: The purpose of this project was to restore water level management capability on a freshwater reserve pond by installation of an aluminum flashboard riser in an existing dike. This project would enhance 8 acres of forested wetland habitat on Bladen Lakes State Forest.

Location: The project is located in Bladen County approximately 5 miles south of White Lake, NC.

Acres Impacted: 8 acres

Habitat Types: Forested Wetlands

Partners: Bladen Lakes State Forest
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Timeline: The project was completed in 1996

DU Contact:

Craig LeSchack
Director of Conservation Programs
South Atlantic Field Office
3896 Leeds Ave.
Charleston, SC 29405