USACE Announces Lake Sakakawea Shoreline Management Plan Approval

Omaha, NE - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announced approval of the Garrison Dam Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota Shoreline Management Plan.

The plan establishes policy and furnishes guidelines for the protection and preservation of the desirable environmental characteristics of Lake Sakakawea shoreline. It includes the permitting process for the public, private dock areas, vegetative management, shoreline zoning designations and maps.

In alignment with applicable federal laws, directives and policies, the plan is a guide to maintain balance between public and private shoreline use.

The updated draft Shoreline Management Plan was posted online, and a public comment period was held from Jan. 15-Feb. 15. An electronic copy of the Shoreline Management Plan for Lake Sakakawea (Appendix F – SMP 2021) can be found at:


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