Hallam Lake Restoration and Berm Repair


From September 20th - December 6th ACES is working to improve ecosystem health and repair the infrastructure that creates Hallam Lake. To accomplish this we have drained Hallam Lake and will be using heavy earthmoving equipment. If you'd like additional information about the project please see this recent blog.

Preserve Status

During construction, the hiking trails at Hallam Lake will be closed to maintain visitor safety. The nature center and upper pond will remain accessible. Depending on current construction traffic the on-site naturalist may be able to walk guests out to the birds.

Construction Phase

We are currently excavating cobble to create new wetlands and repair the earthen berm that creates Hallam Lake.

Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

During the majority of the project, there won't be traffic impacts other than a small number of construction vehicles (2-4) traveling to and from the site. Toward the end of the project, we will begin hauling sediment off-site at that time this page will be updated with timing and the number of trucks to expect. No roads or pedestrian routes outside of Hallam Lake will be closed.

Noise Impacts

Noise impacts during the project should be limited to backup alerts on machinery.

Questions and Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns please don't hesitate to email ([email protected]) or call (970-925-5794) ACES' project coordinator Adam McCurdy.