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Public input requested for future of Duck Blind Program at Lewis & Clark Lake

Published Feb. 25, 2019

YANKTON, S.D. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Gavins Point Project is requesting public input for the existing Permanent Duck Blind Program at Lewis & Clark Lake. Lewis & Clark Lake is located near Yankton, South Dakota, on the Missouri River on the Nebraska-South Dakota border. Over the life of the Duck Blind Program, multiple concerns and complaints have been received from many members of the public regarding the management of the program. Therefore, the Gavins Point Project would like to provide an opportunity for the public to address any issues with the program and share what experiences they have had while hunting and recreating at Lewis & Clark Lake, in relation to the program's management of the lake's resources.

For more information about the program, including how to submit written comments, please visit: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/gavinspoint and click on the "Duck Blind Program" link.

The public is invited to a meeting scheduled on March 12, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Yankton Fire Station, located at 201 W. 23rd St., Yankton, South Dakota. Written comments must be received by March 31, 2019. If any changes to the program are made, they will be posted on the project’s webpage at the above link by April 30, 2019.

Gavins Point Project

Release no. 19-011