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USACE announces Lake Sakakawea Shoreline Management Plan approval

USACE Omaha District
Published July 9, 2021
Garrison Dam Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota shoreline

Garrison Dam Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota shoreline

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announced approval of the Garrison Dam Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota Shoreline Management Plan. 

The plan establishes policy and furnishes guidelines for the protection and preservation of the desirable environmental characteristics of the Lake Sakakawea shoreline. It includes the permitting process for the public, private dock areas, vegetative management, shoreline zoning designations and maps.

In alignment with applicable federal laws, directives, and policies, the plan is a guide to maintain balance between public and private shoreline use.  

The updated draft Shoreline Management Plan was posted online, and a public comment period was held from January 15 through February 15, 2021.  An electronic copy of the Shoreline Management Plan for Lake Sakakawea (Appendix F – SMP 2021) can be found at: https://cdm16021.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p16021coll7/id/2347


Release no. 21-046