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Announcing Public Meetings:

Lower Mississippi Recreation

& Habitat Assessments

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Lower Mississippi Recreation

& Habitat Assessments

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee, Quapaw Canoe Company and other partners will host three public meetings this summer on fish and wildlife habitat needs and outdoor recreation needs along the Lower Mississippi River.

July 30th Dyersburg, Tennessee

August 1st Helena, Arkansas

August 7th St. Francisville, Louisiana

Paddlers, please attend or your voice will not be heard!

See below for more details.

The Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment partners have set three public meetings on the recreation and habitat assessments, starting July 30 in Dyersburg, followed by August 1 in Helena and followed by August 7 in St. Francisville. We have created a page with all the details: http://www.lmrcc.org/public-input-sought-on-lower-mississippi-river-study/ .

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee, Quapaw Canoe Company and other partners will host three public meetings this summer on fish and wildlife habitat needs and outdoor recreation needs along the Lower Mississippi River. The meetings are associated with the Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment, the first comprehensive natural resources study of the region in 40 years. When completed, the study will be presented to Congress, along with recommendations for habitat improvement projects, as well as projects related to river recreation and access needs for fishing, paddling, cycling and other activities.

For more information about the public meetings or the assessment, contact Marsha Raus, Memphis District Corps of Engineers, at Marsha.L.Raus@usace.army.mil

or 901-544-3455.

Lower Mississippi River Dispatch

Vol 9 No 7e, Monday July 22, 2013

brought to you courtesy of the:

Lower Mississippi River Foundation

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