•Authorized by a 1978 amendment to the National Parks and Recreation Act (PL 95- 625) which amended the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968 (PL 90-542)
• Corps is authorized to construct recreational development, bank stabilization, and other recreational river features as necessary to support the values for which the river was designated
• Life-of-project funding ceiling of $21 million; approximately $3.2 million spent to date
• The Corps and National Park Service signed a 1980 Cooperative Agreement outlining each agency's responsibilities
• The General Management Plan has recently been updated (1999) with an environmental emphasis
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