HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Greers Ferry Lake Shoreline Management Plan scoping workshops Aug. 21-22 to share information about the update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake.
The scoping workshops will be held at the following locations: Aug. 21 from 5 p.m. to 7 p. m., Heber Springs Community Center, 201 Bobbie Jean, Heber Springs, Arkansas; Aug. 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p. m., Fairfield Bay Lions Club, 365 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay, Arkansas. Anyone interested in the future of shoreline activity use around Greers Ferry Lake is invited to drop in anytime during the workshops.
At the public workshops, an informational overview on the shoreline management plan update process will be provided and representatives from the Corps of Engineers will answer questions from the public about the SMP or the process.
The workshops will also allow Corps personnel to gather information from other agencies, local residents and lake visitors. Scoping comments on the SMP update are being taken now through Sept. 30.The shoreline management plan for Greers Ferry Lake establishes policy and furnishes guidelines for the protection and conservation of the desirable environmental characteristics of the shoreline while maintaining a balance between public and private shoreline use.
For more information about the shoreline management plan update process visit the following website: https://go.usa.gov/xyAcf .
PUBLIC SCOPING WORKSHOPS:
Wednesday, Aug. 21
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
201 Bobbie Jean
Heber Springs, Ark.
Thursday, Aug. 22
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
365 Dave Creek Parkway
Fairfield Bay, Ark.
Release no. 19-133