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Geist Cleanup Day Recap

Geist Cleanup Day Recap

Last month, we had a very successful Geist Cleanup Corporate Action Day as the community joined together to help remove trash in and around Geist Reservoir. On September 23, nearly 50 volunteers came out to help us #SaveGeist! We applaud every individual, company, and...

Summary of 2022 Vegetation Management Program on Geist Reservoir

Summary of 2022 Vegetation Management Program on Geist Reservoir

Before discussing this season’s treatments, it is very important to understand some history and basic ecology with regards to aquatic vegetation on Geist Reservoir.  Aquatic vegetation is typically beneficial to a waterbody as it provides food for wildlife, fish...

What Type of Fish are in Geist Lake?

What Type of Fish are in Geist Lake?

It’s no secret that Geist Lake is a great place for fishing. And while it’s well-known for being a popular spot for bass tournaments, our reservoir has plenty of other species to fish for as well.

Geist Reservoir Conservancy District Update

Geist Reservoir Conservancy District Update

Dear Waterfront Homeowner, We are writing today for two reasons: First, to provide an update on the effort to create the Geist Reservoir Conservancy District (GRCD) and changes to the proposed district, and, second, to ask you, as a result of those changes, to once...

Understanding Zebra Mussels

Understanding Zebra Mussels

Zebra Mussels have gradually become a problem species in Geist Reservoir. Their presence was first noted at Geist Lake around 2011, and issues related to invasive species have continued to pop up over the past decade. 

Top 5 Things To Do at the Lake This Summer

Top 5 Things To Do at the Lake This Summer

There’s so much to do and see around Geist, especially once Summer hits here in Indy. So if you’re looking for some inspiration, we’ve put together a list of our top five favorite ways to spend Summers on the lake. Keep reading! 1. Boating  Geist Reservoir is a...

5 Boating Safety Tips

5 Boating Safety Tips

As Summer approaches, Geist residents and homeowners are eager and excited to get out on the lake—and rightfully so!  But before you set sail, we want to make sure you know the ropes of boating safety. To keep lake days as fun-filled as possible, it’s important...

Geist Lake Ecological Terms

Geist Lake Ecological Terms

We don’t all have a degree in environmental science, but that doesn’t mean you can’t know a little something about nature and the world around us. Some of us are even lucky enough to have gorgeous landscapes right in our own backyards.  Those living around Geist...

Plant Life You’ll Find Around Geist

Plant Life You’ll Find Around Geist

Whether you have potted plants in your home or you love going for a walk around the neighborhood to take in the vegetation, we all enjoy nature in our own way. Indianapolis is home to a variety of plants, and much of that plantlife is native to the Geist Reservoir....

Geist Conservancy District Open Letter

Geist Conservancy District Open Letter

Over the past several years, there has been a lot of noise surrounding Geist Lake Coalition’s goals and activities, their insistence to create a conservancy district, and the general effort to expand and preserve the lake for the community. We’d like to provide some...

Best Practices for Lake Care

Best Practices for Lake Care

Living on or around a lake brings a lot of benefits. Whether it’s fishing, boating, sunsets, swimming, or any other water fun, there’s plenty to celebrate about lake life. And when it’s well taken care of, Geist Lake can increase the value of your home.  If you...