Reclamation to host open house meeting for Belle Fourche Reservoir Resource Management Plan

Media Contact: Jay Leasure, (605) 519-5504,

For Release: May 07, 2019

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Bureau of Reclamation and South Dakota Game Fish and Parks (GFP) will be hosting an open house meeting on Wednesday, May 29, at the Belle Fourche Community Hall from 5:00-8:00 p.m. MDT. The meeting will be held at 512 6th Avenue, Belle Fourche, SD.

The public is invited to the open house to visit with staff, provide comments, view maps, provide input on options, and help name roads around the Belle Fourche Reservoir. Reclamation, in cooperation with GFP, is working on the Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Reservoir. The RMP will be the blueprint for future management and development at Belle Fourche Reservoir.

For more information or accessibility requests, please contact Jay Leasure at 605-519-5504.

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