Public comments sought for Lake Sakakawea Shoreline Management Plan

OMAHA, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is seeking public comment as part of the update of the Lake Sakakawea Shoreline Management Plan (SMP). This update is part of a routine five-year review of the SMP. In general, the SMP provide guidance on how USACE will administer the Shoreline Management program at Lake Sakakawea near Riverdale, North Dakota. The SMP balances authorized private use, while protecting general public use on the shoreline of Lake Sakakawea and Lake Audubon.  Private dock areas, vegetative management, and the permitting process are part of what is covered in the SMP.

Public input is requested and those individuals wishing to comment on the draft plan are encouraged to submit comments by February 15, 2021.

The draft plan, along with an online comment form, is posted to the Garrison Project office website,

To request a copy of the proposed Shoreline Management Plan, or any questions regarding the update, please contact Joan Koob, Natural Resource Specialist, at (701) 654-7756, email at , or mail to:

Attn. Joan Koob
P.O. Box 527
Riverdale, North Dakota 58565-0527

SPECIAL NOTE FROM THE FRIENDS OF LAKE SAKAKAWEA: Please submit your comments directly to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. If you have any thoughts or concerns you’d like the Friends of Lake Sakakawea to be aware of, please email Michael Gunsch, FOLS vice chairman, at .  Please leave a short statement and a phone number for Michael to reach you.

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