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.