Capitol Lake Needs Your Help!
Not dredged since 1986, the Lake is filling with sediment. Dredging is needed to deepen the lake and improve water quality. Capitol Lake is the Deschutes River Watershed's biggest and best asset for preventing and reducing water quality degradation in Budd Inlet.
Recent Opinions in the OlympianTake a moment to read very different views of the "facts" about Capitol Lake
- By David H. Milne - September 4, 2014
Lake reflects our inability to make hard choices
- By John Rosenberg - August 25, 2014
Capitol Lake: Protector of Water Qualty in Budd Inlet.
Contact your LeadershipThe links below will take you to the committee pages & ways to contact elected representatives. The majority of Olympia and Thurston County residents support a managed Lake. We need to be a vocal majority, not silent and overruled by a vocal and ill-informed minority of residents.
- Ask for regular dredging and plant harvesting from Capitol Lake!
- Tell them to stop procrastinating and get this in the budget
- Lower future expenses by starting action NOW !
- Natural Environments - Reconstruction of all tidal mudflats and Deconstruction of all man-made influences
- A Managed Urban Watershed (CLIPA's recommendation)
- Status Quo - Do Nothing
Capitol Lake Needs Your Help - August 2014by: CLIPA Capitol Lake Improvement & Protection Assn.
Contact your Leadership! The majority of Olympia and Thurston County residents support a managed Lake.