Tag: Garrison
  • Public comments sought for Lake Sakakawea (ND) Shoreline Management Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is seeking public comment as part of the update of the Lake Sakakawea Shoreline Management Plan (SMP). This update is part of a routine five-year review of the SMP. In general, the SMP provide guidance on how USACE will administer the Shoreline Management program at Lake Sakakawea near Riverdale, North Dakota.
  • Amid challenges of COVID-19, a community organization contributes to USACE public lands

    Despite the months of May through September being the height of the recreation season for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers public lands, in March the USACE conducted an orderly shutdown of all USACE-managed campgrounds to protect the public and its workforce from further spread of COVID-19. Upon reopening the Douglas Creek Recreation Area at Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota in late June, a local community organization hosted a 5K race and used some of the proceeds to donate a custom picnic table to the park.
  • 20-042 Corps to manage invasive reed canary grass with herbicides on Aug. 6 and 7

    Walla Walla, WA -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District (Corps) will be treating the invasive plant species, reed canary grass, in Yellowhawk Creek and Garrison Creek on August 6 and 7.
  • USACE operated campgrounds on Lake Sakakawea to remain closed until at least June 1

    The Corps of Engineers operated campgrounds including the Downstream, East Totten Trail and Wolf Creek campgrounds in North Dakota will remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the earliest possible opening date being June 1.
  • Public input sought on updated oil and gas management plan for Lake Sakakawea/Garrison Project, N.D.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is seeking public comments on an updated draft oil and gas management plan, and new programmatic environmental assessment, for the Lake Sakakawea/Garrison Dam Project in North Dakota. Comments will be accepted until May 22, 2020.
  • Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for land use reclassification at the Garrison Project available for public review

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment to evaluate impacts of reclassifying land use of approximately 109 acres at the Garrison Project in North Dakota is currently available for public review. Management Unit 100, also known as Dakota Hills Christian Camp (Camp Cherith), would be reclassified from Recreation to Multiple Resource Management – Low Density Recreation. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than February 20, 2018.
  • Ice Fishing Access Policy in Effect

    Ice Fishermen: Have fun this winter and be safe; “ALWAYS, KNOW BEFORE YOU GO”. Check in with someone who is near the particular body of water where you are accessing. Bait shops, outfitters, game wardens, and public land managers are all valuable sources for ice condition updates. The policy indicating the designated areas on Lake Sakakawea is available here.
  • Securing the love of baseball for military children living abroad

    Baseball. It’s as American as hot dogs and apple pie. For children of American service members living abroad, however, this concept may seem a little foreign.
  • Final Phase: Implementation of Garrison Land Transfer meetings June 22 and 23

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) will host two public meetings in June to share and discuss the May 6, 2015 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Secretaries of the Department of the Army (Army) and Department of the Interior (Interior). The MOA sets forth the process for transferring administrative jurisdiction over certain Garrison Project lands no longer needed for the construction, maintenance and operation of the project to be held in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation).
  • Draft environmental assessment for construction of crude oil pipeline in Williams and McKenzie counties, including under Lake Sakakawea, N.D., available for public comment

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposal to construct a crude oil pipeline, of which 2.8 miles would be below Lake Sakakawea on Garrison Project lands managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is currently available for review. For planning purposes, comments must be postmarked or received no later than December 20, 2015.