Outstandingly Remarkable Values
2012 marked the completion of an ORV study and report, reaffirming and detailing the outstandingly remarkable values that motivated Congress to designate these segments of the Missouri under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
Did You Know?
Before the 1950s, the Missouri River carried an average of roughly 140 million tons of sediment per year past Yankton. After closure of the dams in the 1960s, an average of roughly 4 million tons per year moved past the same location.