Reclamation Hosts Operations Meeting in Jackson

Media Contact: John Redding , (208) 378-5212
Timothy Miller , (208) 678-0461 ext. 25

For Release: May 19, 2004

The Bureau of Reclamation will host the annual Jackson Lake Operations meeting on May 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Cowboy Village Pavilion, 120 South Flat Creek Drive, in Jackson, Wyoming. The meeting will focus on 2004 summer operations at Jackson Lake.

The meeting facilities are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Please direct requests for sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired, or other auxiliary aids, to Mr. Timothy Miller, by telephone at (208) 678-0461 ext. 25.

Presentations will address expected summer lake levels, river flows and water releases from the system above Irwin, Idaho.

The agenda also includes presentations by fish and ecology experts from Idaho State University, Utah State University, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Trout Unlimited, and Bureau of Reclamation.

The public will have an opportunity to examine the information and ask representatives about water management issues facing Jackson Lake.

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