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    Texas Parks & Wildlife Finds Giant Salvinia at Lake Athens

     FROM TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFEAUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) inland fisheries staff found in total, less than 1 acre of invasive giant salvinia in multiple locations near Lake Athens Marina boat ramp Feb. 19.The day following the giant salvinia discovery at Lake Athens, the TPWD Brookeland aquatic habitat enhancement ...

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    February 21, 2018
    Posted by Beth McConnell
    2018 Aquatic Vegetation Management Guidelines Released

    2018 Aquatic Vegetation Management Guidelines Released

    Texas Parks & Wildlife, the Athens Municipal Water Authority, local fishers, and Lake Athens adjacent property owners, have met over the last few months to formulate a plane for aquatic vegetation treatment for 2018.  By having the “stakeholders” of Lake Athens involved, this plan can guide all those impacted by ...

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    January 31, 2018
    Posted by Beth McConnell
    AMWA Board of Directors Accepts Marina Lease Proposal

    AMWA Board of Directors Accepts Marina Lease Proposal

    It is with great pleasure to announce that during the Wednesday, October 14, regular session Board Meeting, the Athens Municipal Water Authority Board of Directors, voted to accept a lease proposal for the Lake Athens Marina Complex.Since the Lake Athens Marina Restaurant, Bait Shop, and RV Park closed its doors ...

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    October 14, 2015
    Posted by Beth McConnell
    Boating Safety is for Everyone!

    Boating Safety is for Everyone!

    Just a friendly reminder that while enjoying boating activities on Lake Athens, EVERYONE in your boat must be wearing a floatation device.  Tickets will be issued for those individuals in violation of this boating law.  Dogs are technically excluded, but don't these little guys look awesome in their life vests?

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    September 30, 2015
    Posted by Beth McConnell
    AMWA Board Hires Casey as Executive Director and Chief of Police

    AMWA Board Hires Casey as Executive Director and Chief of Police

    It gives us great pleasure to announce that during its August 19th Regular Session, the board of directors of AMWA voted unanimously to hire Bill Casey as its permanent, full-time Executive Director and Police Chief.  Since joining AMWA in March as a private consultant and the Interim Executive Director, Casey ...

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    August 20, 2015
    Posted by Beth McConnell

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TPWD Combats Zebra Mussels

TPWD Combats Zebra Mussels

New statewide rule requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public freshwater lakes.

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Howdy, Neighbors!

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We've moved our offices and are now located at Lake Athens!

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