FORT WORTH, Texas --
FORT WORTH, Texas – The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, hereby informs the public of the public scoping meeting to be held for the Mitchell Lake Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study, San Antonio, Texas. The public meeting will be conducted in an open house format.
The ER feasibility study will develop and analyze ecosystem restoration alternatives, including the No Action Alternative, to restore degraded ecological functions and wetland habitats at Mitchell Lake to increase habitat quality for migratory birds and other wildlife species.
A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on March 13, 2019 at the Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Road, San Antonio, Texas 78221. General information about the ER feasibility study and its process will be available for review. There will be an opportunity to view maps, ask questions, and provide written comments about the project. USACE staff will be on site to answer any questions and/or address concerns about the project.
A 30-day public comment period begins March 13 and ends April 11, 2019. Comments may be submitted at the public meeting, mailed to Justyss Watson, Biologist, Environmental Branch, Regional Planning and Environmental Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 819 Taylor Street, P.O. Box 17300, Room 3A12, Fort Worth, TX 76102-0300, or emailed to MitchellLakeER@usace.army .mil.
About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico. Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/usacefortworth/.