• An explosion of light as the sun strikes the waters of the Missouri National Recreational River


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39 Mile Stakeholder Boat Tour

Stakeholders Tour 39 Mile Stretch
On October 27, 2011 Missouri National Recreational River stakeholders took a boat tour of the 39 mile stretch of the park from Fort Randall Dam to Verdel, Nebraska. This group consisted of local landowners, congressional field representatives along with local, state, federal and non-profit partners.

Andrew Curley - Representative Kristi Noem's Office
Linda Walters - Landowner
Harry Walters - Landowner
Marla Soukup - Landowner
Barbara Reinschmidt-Yelberton - Landowner
Deb VanMatre - Representative Adrian Smith's Office
Curtis Kaberna - Landowner
Scott Wessel - Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
Paul Lepisto - Izaak Walton League
Hillary Higgins - KELO Television
Zach Nelson - Senator Ben Nelson's Office
Carol Hale - US Fish and Wildlife
Galen Jons - US Army Corps of Engineers
Steven Mietz - National Park Service
Lisa Yager - National Park Service
Chris Wilkinson - National Park Service


Did You Know?

Missouri River Delta at Lewis & Clark Lake

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.