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Suggestions Wanted For Wildlife Area

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Suggestions Wanted For Wildlife Area

The US Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service have extended the public comment period on the proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation areas. Those areas would build on land already in conservation along the Missouri River from Ft Randall Dam to the Niobrara River and from Gavins Point Dam to Ponca State Park. ayne Nelson-Stastny (stass-knee) with the Fish and Wildlife Service says these are areas that should be preserved in their current state…

Nelson-Stastny says they want to work with landowners along the river in protecting these areas…

Nelson-Stastny says their policy is shaped by what they hear from people interested in these river lands…

The public comment period is now open until September 30th. More information is available online at nps.gov.

 

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