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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds residents that many sandbars with active piping plover and interior least tern nests are closed for recreational use during the nesting season which runs from mid-May through August
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will extend the public comment period to July 6 for the draft environmental assessment of the proposed Missouri River Emergent Sandbar Habitat project near Washburn, North Dakota.
At this meeting, MRRIC discussed and reached initial consensus on recommendations to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program draft strategic plan. The recommendations address a range of issues including actions for the three threatened and endangered species, suggestions for best scientific and adaptive management practices, and support for communication and collaboration.