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Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan Public Meeting Scheduled for Aug. 4

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host a public meeting on Aug. 4 regarding the Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan.

The meeting will include a review of the June public meeting, a presentation regarding development and management of the lakes, and a public input session. The Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan, which is still in development, is overseen by an advisory committee made up of commission staff, lake concessionaires; friends group members, land owners and economic development personnel from both Keith County and the City of Ogallala.

This 20-year plan will guide the operation of recreational activities at Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala and seek to connect the over one million visitors to the surrounding area. The plan will be divided into implementation phases to best utilize the recreation potential while protecting the natural resources.

The meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Keith County Fairgrounds exhibit hall, 1100 W 5th St., Ogallala.
For more information, contact Craig Wacker, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, at craig.wacker@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5424.

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