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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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/.