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  • Missouri River Committee discusses management alternatives

    OMAHA, Neb. – The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee met Nov. 17-19 in Rapid City, South Dakota. The meeting focused on developing the Missouri River Recovery Program Management Plan. The Committee learned about the management alternatives for pallid sturgeon, least terns and piping plovers that will be developed and analyzed in detail in a draft environmental impact statement that describes the plan. MRRIC members also heard the Independent Science Advisory Panel’s evaluation of the current adaptive management plan and pallid sturgeon framework drafts.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host Wounded Warrior Deer Hunt at Perry Lake

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake has teamed up with The American Legion Post 142 in Perry, Kansas and the Quality Deer Management Association in Atchison, Kansas to host the second annual Wounded Warrior deer hunt for Soldiers in Fort Riley’s Warrior Transitions Battalion on December 5 and 6. The American Legion organizes food and lodging for the Soldiers during the weekend event while the QDMA provides hunting guides to assist in the blind, field dressing, tagging and loading harvested deer.
  • Smithville Lake Managed Deer Hunt scheduled

    SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake will host a special deer hunt for disabled hunters on November 21 and 22. This year commemorates the 26th anniversary of the Annual Managed Deer Hunt which consists of 65 blinds that are accessible by truck in and around designated park areas and Waterfowl Refuge. All hiking and biking trails at Smithville Lake and Smithsfork Park will be closed for the two-day event. This hunt continues to prove a success year after year for many hunters that otherwise would not have the ability to enjoy deer season.
  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee to meet in South Dakota

    OMAHA, Neb. - The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold its next quarterly meeting Nov. 17-19 in Rapid City, South Dakota. The public is welcome to attend; opportunity to address the committee and the lead agencies, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program will be provided during each daily session.