Missouri River News: August 2018 Update

Aug 2018 masthead

In this issue

  • High Waters Continue To Complicate Missouri River Management

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has reduced the amount of water released from Garrison Dam in North Dakota and Fort Peck Dam in Montana – two of the largest dams on the Missouri River. However, due to this year’s high runoff, the Corps will be running higher-than-average releases from all six mainstem dams through this fall.

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  • Final Environmental Impact Statement on Recovery Plan Released

    The Corps of Engineers released the Final Environmental Impact Statement on a habitat recovery plan for the Missouri River on August 31. The Impact Statement encompasses the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and the Science and Adaptive Management Plan.

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  • Pierre Event Introduces Youth to the Outdoors

    This year’s Great Outdoor Youth Adventure in Pierre gave nearly 150 kids a chance to learn about the outdoors. The goal of the 4th annual event, co-hosted by the League’s Pierre Chapter, Pheasants Forever, and many other area conservation organizations, was to connect kids to outdoor activities while teaching them about conserving our natural resources.

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  • Volunteers Needed at Upcoming Outdoor Expos

    The League will again attend two big outdoor expos in September, and we need your help!

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  • Your Help Needed To Stop Invasive Species

    As fall fishing and hunting seasons approach, please remember to always clean, drain, and dry all of your equipment every time you come off the water. This ensures you will not spread aquatic invasive species.

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