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The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) met in Kansas City, Missouri, Oct. 30-Nov. 2. Committee members continued their work on the transition to an adaptive management framework that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will use to help protect the pallid sturgeon, the interior least tern, and the piping plover while maintaining the Missouri River’s eight authorized purposes (flood control, navigation, irrigation, hydropower, water supply, water quality, recreation, and fish and wildlife).
The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) met in Kansas City, Missouri, Oct. 30-Nov. 2. Tribes were represented by Dr. Kelly Morgan, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Randy Teboe, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; John Fox, Osage Nation; Richard White, Ogalala Sioux Tribe, and Elizabeth Wakeman, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe. The Omaha Tribe has joined the MRRIC Committee, appointing Orville Cayou, Vice-Chairman for the Tribe (who attended this meeting), and Jessica Webster-Valentino, Tribal Treasurer.
The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 39th meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2017. The meeting will be at the Hilton Kansas City Airport, 8801 NW 112th St., Kansas City, MO 64153, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, and concluding at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2. The draft MRRIC meeting agenda can be found online at www.MRRIC.org.