Glenn Cunningham Lake, named for former Omaha mayor and U.S. Congressman Glenn C. Cunningham, is located in north central Omaha. The lake project opened to the public in 1977. The lake has a surface area and a maximum depth of approximately 23 ft (7 m). More than of parkland surround the lake, including , north of Nebraska Highway 36, designated as wildlife area.
The lake has been drained and is undergoing an ecosystem reconstruction plan which should be completed in 2008.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE SEEKING PUBLIC COMMENT ON ITS PROPOSAL TO ADOPT FINAL EA FOR 'GLENN CUNNINGHAM LAKE AQUATIC HABITAT RESTORATION PROJECT'
Jan 19, 2007; The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service issued the following press release: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife...