Although Ditch 105 (runs parallel between Pools 1 and 2) was plenty high at the end of April, the water levels are very low as we enter June. Over the next couple of weeks, construction crews will work on fortifying this bridge. Traffic to Pool 1 will be rerouted elsewhere.
Before November 2011, we filled in a one-mile section of ditch that bisected Units A and B and allowed water to bypass the area. Now the ditch matches the surrounding elevations so that shallowly flooded ground in Units A and B can be better used.
In 2011, waterfowl numbers at Duck Creek peaked during the last week of November and first week of December. Despite a dip in numbers, mallards showed a second, smaller peak towards the end of December.
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