Description: The Corps constructed a shallow water habitat project on the site, which involved the restoration of a historic side channel to the Missouri River in close proximity to two major metropolitan areas: Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa.
- Thirty acres of shallow water habitat were restored for the benefit of aquatic species, including the endangered pallid sturgeon.
- In addition, 13.5 acres were planted with native floodplain vegetation and 1.8 miles of nature trail systems were established.
- The restored chute is approximately one mile long and varies from 150 to 180 feet wide.
Status: Open to the public. Construction is complete. The site is in operations and maintenance status.
Site Use: The site is open to the public for a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, bird watching, hiking and hunting when in season.
- People visiting these areas must comply with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, including hunting, fishing, etc. In general Title 36 Part 327 of the Code of Federal Regulations governs the use of Corps property. Other regulations may apply to properties owned by other federal agencies.
- Special regulations and restrictions may be posted on site.
Special-use Regulations: See above.