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J and O Hare Wildlife Area

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Size (acres):  656.71

River Mile:  464.2 to 465.9

Bank:  Left descending bank

County:  Holt and Andrew

State:  Missouri

Ownership, Management and Access

Ownership:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Acquisition Status:  Acquired from willing sellers in 2003, under Water Resources Development Acts 1986 and 1999 authorizations. 

On-Site Management:  Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) administers and/or performs operation and maintenance activities on behalf of the Corps according to the terms of various agreements.

Site Access: 

  • Motor vehicles are restricted to established roadways and parking areas.
  • A levee system is present on the site. The levee is not an established roadway for public access to the site. Do not block farm roads, drive on levee slopes or along or across the levee crown.

Description, Use and Regulations

Description:  The Jim and Olivia Hare Wildlife Area site, part of the Monkey Mountain Conservation Area, is located along the Missouri River.

  • Completed environmental restoration activities on this site include modification to existing river structures to promote river widening, diversity and shallow water habitat.

Status:  Open to the public.  Site is in operations and maintenance status.

Site Use:  Part of the Monkey Mountain Conservation Area. The area is available for a variety of outdoor activities including bird watching, hiking, fishing and hunting (under special regulations).

Site-use Regulations:  

  • 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 MDC area regulations for information.

For More Information

Contact Information: 

  • Contact MDC at (816) 271-3100 or visit the MDC Monkey Mountain Conservation Area webpage, area map, or area brochure.
  • For additional information, contact the Corps' Missouri River Area Office at (816) 240-8131.

Story Maps Link:  http://rsgisias.crrel.usace.army.mil/story_maps/nwo/mrrp/index.html#

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