Westchester Lagoon

In 1975, the Parks & Recreation Department and the Municipality of Anchorage decided to make the lagoon a waterfowl sanctuary. In 1975, workers drained the lagoon for several weeks while islands were built in the lagoon for nesting birds. The Alaska Department of Fish & Game and the Audubon Society planted native grasses at the site which were rescued from the road project at Eklutna Lake.

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