Corps to hold Lake Oahe Shoreline Management Plan meetings next month

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is in the process of revising the Lake Oahe Shoreline Management Plan, which was last updated in 1977.

An SMP is a document that provides guidance for development or non-development of certain areas of shoreline including the permitting of private dock areas and vegetative management.

The USACE-Omaha Project and District Office and South Dakota Game Fish and Parks will hold open house style public meetings to answer questions and seek public input.

Regional meetings will be:

  • March 4: Lake Oahe Project Office, 28563 Powerhouse Rd., Pierre, SD
  • March 5: South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Office. 909 Lake Front Dr., Mobridge, SD57601
  • March 6: Emmons County Courthouse, Commissioners Room. 100 4th St SW. Linton, ND 58552
  • March 7: Army Reserve Center, 3319 University Dr. Bismarck, ND. Gates will be open, please follow signs to enter through West Door.

All meetings will run from 4-8pm.

Any questions or concerns can also be sent to Reece Nelson at reece.e.nelson@usace.army.mil, or 402-995-2505.

The draft SMP will also be available on the Lake Oahe webpage at https://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Missions/Dam-and-Lake-Projects/Missouri-River-Dams/Oahe/.