July 2, 2015 - Final Lakes Master Plan to be Revealed at Public Meeting

Recommendations will include paths, wetlands, new parks and promenades


Jan. 29, 2015 - Planners Release Initial Working Designs for BR Lakes Project


Wetlands, parks and promenades are included in first take of master plan for University, City Park lakes


Jan. 13, 2015 - Lakes Meeting Moved to Lod Cook

At open house on Jan. 29, planners will reveal working designs and seek feeback


Dec. 3, 2014 - Second Lakes Meeting Coming Up

People will design their own parks, offer suggestions on deploying dredged material


Oct. 21, 2014 Lakes Masters Plan Meetings Set

Public inivited to share ideas with master planners for University, City Park lakes


Sept. 25, 2014  Planners Being Project

On two-day visit, they meet stakeholders and gather facts


July 22, 2014 Environmental study: Baton Rouge lakes are in trouble

Five of six lakes don't meet state standard for healthy water bodies, deepening would help


June 30, 2014 Firm Picked to Create Master Plan for BR Lakes

SWA Group, in association with Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects, will begin work in coming months.


June 6, 2014 Finalists Chosen for Lakes Master Plan

Firms will present at public meeting June 30


May 27, 2014  15 Firms Submit Proposals for Master Plan

Teams led by landscape architecture firms will narrowed to finalists, and the finalists will present in an open meeting.


April 25, 2014  Foundation Seeks Master Planners for Lakes Project

We issue a Request for Proposals to find a team led by landscape architects for a blueprint to restore the lakes and make them a great space.


March 29, 2014  For 50 Anniversary, Foundation Undertaking Lakes Master Plan

At a celebration of the Foundation's anniversary, President and CEO John G. Davies announces the Foundation will lead a master plan to save the lakes and make them an even better gathering space.