Evergreen Lakes Park is a 14-acre park that includes Evergreen Lake. The lake is great for fishing and non-motorized boating. The lake’s shoreline was restored in order to prevent its deterioration, and there are many native plantings surrounding the lake.
Fishing and non-motorized boating– Illinois State requires licenses from Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Carol Stream Park District Native Areas Evaluation & Management Plan
Native or naturalized Carol Stream Park District park sites are addressed in the Native Areas Management Plan. Management recommendations and cost estimates are provided for the years 2023-2027. These recommendations are based on existing conditions observed in December of 2022. Plant communities are dynamic and change over time based on climatic factors, successional forces and maintenance activities.
Here are samples of native plantings that are established and successful in reducing shoreline erosion:
See drawings of the 2001 Shoreline Stabilization Project from Village of Carol Stream.
2001 Shoreline Stabilization Project [to be linked]