(Union and Franklin County, IN)--Improvements are coming to Brookville Lake and Whitewater Memorial State Park, thanks to $1.7 million in new state funding. Much of that money will go toward converting the old bathhouse at the beach at Whitewater into a new nature center. That building, which dates back to the 1950’s had fallen into disrepair. The new nature center will house animals native to the area and include a 25-seat classroom. The goal is to have the first phase done by next summer. At Brookville Lake, there will be upgrades to docks at several boat ramps.