Ozark Riverways Reschedules Public Meetings Due to Weather

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Date: January 7, 2014
Contact: Dena Matteson, 573-323-8028

Ozark Riverways Reschedules Public Meetings

VAN BUREN MO: Acting Superintendent Russell Runge announced today that the public meetings for the Draft General Management Plan have been postponed due to the recent winter storm and poor condition of many roads in southeastern Missouri. States Runge, "After much consideration we feel it is prudent to postpone the meetings for the safety of the public and our staff. We sincerely regret any inconvenience that has been caused by these additional cancellations, but want to ensure that we can provide the greatest opportunity for public involvement in a safe manner."

The public meetings have been rescheduled to the following dates:

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Eminence High School New Gym
505 South Sixth Street,
Eminence, MO 65466
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Draft GMP Open House

Friday, January 17, 2014
Salem City Hall Auditorium
202 North Washington,
Salem, MO 65560
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Draft GMP Open House

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Van Buren Youth & Community Center
Intersection of Business 60 & D Highway, Van Buren, MO 63965
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Draft GMP Open House
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Wilderness Hearing

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center, 11715 Cragwold Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Draft GMP Open House
8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Wilderness Hearing

The Draft Plan may be reviewed online at www.parkplanning.nps.gov/ozarkgmp. Comments may also be submitted on this website or through the mail to the park Superintendent. The public comment period for the Draft Plan which began on November 8 will continue through February 7, 2014. We look forward to hearing from the public and encourage all to visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/ozar or our Facebook page for further updates. For more information, please contact Dena Matteson at (573) 323-8028 or e-mail us.

Ozark National Scenic Riverways preserves the free-flowing Current and Jacks Fork Rivers, the surrounding resources, and the unique cultural heritage of the Ozark people.



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