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DNR Fisheries supervisor Doug Kingsley speaks at the Lester Lake SNA/AMA dedication postponed in 2011 by the state government shutdown. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Pristine Lester Lake unveiled over weekend

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The poster child born of a preservation partnership was unveiled to the region Saturday as dozens of jubilant conservationists cheered Lester Lake.


"We don't get applause and recognition often," said Peter Buessler, DNR regional manager for eco and water resources, to hearty laughter.

The 440-acre preservation of undeveloped land, containing the 75-acre Lester Lake, "is a very important acquisition and project," said DNR regional manager Lori Dowling.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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