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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ trails designated as National Recreation Trails

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that five of its recreation trails have been designated national recreation trails by the U.S. Department of the Interior. The five are among 28 trails nationwide designated this year as new national recreation trails, and will join the national network of more than 1,200 previously designated trails that encompass more than 14,000 miles of existing trails and trail systems. [Read More]
Published: Jul-03-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plans for Fiscal Year 2013 Civil Works Appropriations

Washington- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its work plans, or spending plans, through the end of Fiscal Year 2013 for five appropriation accounts in the Army Civil Works program. President Obama signed the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, Division F of Public Law 113-6, into law on March 26, 2013. The Act provided total FY13 appropriations for the Army Civil Works program of $4.972 billion. [Read More]
Published: Jun-26-13

DoDEA , Army Corps of Engineers Form STEM Partnership

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Department of Defense Education Activity and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are partnering to advance Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in DoDEA classrooms around the world. The initiative becomes official at a Partnership Agreement Signing Ceremony to be held on May 20, at 1 p.m., at Ashurst Elementary School located on Marine Corps Base Quantico. [Read More]
Published: May-16-13

Interagency Military Pass waives day-use fees at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation sites nationwide

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it will continue to accept the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide. [Read More]
Published: May-02-13

Army Corps of Engineers releases testimonial water safety video

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) National Operations Center for Water Safety announces the release of a seven-minute testimonial water safety video that recounts the loss of a father and his son who were not wearing life jackets while boating. The video targets mature audiences and is available for viewing. [Read More]
Published: Apr-25-13

President's Fiscal 2014 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works released

Washington- The President’s Budget for fiscal 2014 (FY14) includes $4.826 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $100 million in unobligated carryover of funding appropriated prior to fiscal year 2013. [Read More]
Published: Apr-10-13

Army Corps of Engineers and FLW to partner on efforts to connect America’s youth with the outdoors

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it will partner with FLW and the FLW Foundation on future events and activities designed to connect America’s youth to their natural resources while promoting education, conservation and an active lifestyle. [Read More]
Published: Mar-12-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the availability of the collaborative Federal Support Toolbox for Integrated Water Resources Management website

WASHINGTON – The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced the availability of a unique on-line Federal Support Toolbox to provide Integrated Water Resources Management information across the nation and internationally. [Read More]
Published: Mar-01-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct visitor surveys at recreation areas beginning this spring

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will conduct visitor surveys this spring and summer at more than 30 of its lake sites nationwide. Beginning in late March and continuing through September 2013, visitors exiting USACE-managed recreation facilities will be asked about their length of stay and overall experience. Participation in the survey is voluntary. [Read More]
Published: Feb-19-13

Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will waive day-use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Published: Oct-23-12
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