The LSU lakes are sick. They’re slowly filling with harmful nutrients and sediment, without an effective way to drain.
“If we do nothing, they will become the swamps that they were,” says landscape architect Jeffrey Carbo. With funding provided by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF), Carbo's firm, Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects, helped create the Lakes Master Plan.
Their solution is to dredge. But not everyone likes that plan.