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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

Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day-use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. USACE does not charge entrance fees to its parks. [Read More]
Published: Sep-13-12

Communication, cooperation and coordination key to keeping Mississippi River open for commercial navigation

Working around the clock, five dredges directed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are battling extreme low-water conditions along the Mississippi River to keep commercial navigation moving on America’s super highway. [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-12

Corps welcomes NRC sea-level rise study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes the National Research Council report, "Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, And Washington: Past, Present and Future," that was released June 22, 2012. [Read More]
Published: Jun-22-12

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases the U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels report

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) submitted to Congress Wednesday the “U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels” report, an examination of options for future modernization of U.S. ports and inland waterways. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-12

Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick assumes command of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Washington—Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick became the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and U.S. Army chief of engineers during an assumption of command ceremony today at Baruch Auditorium, Fort Lesley J. McNair. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III hosted the event. [Read More]
Published: May-22-12

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will honor new America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Annual Pass for Military

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it will begin accepting the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s new Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide. [Read More]
Published: May-16-12

Updated 2012 National Wetland Plant List is available

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with other federal agencies announced today the release of the updated National Wetland Plant List. This national list of wetland plants by species and their wetland ratings provides general botanical information about wetland plants and is used extensively by federal and state agencies, the scientific and academic communities, and the private sector in wetland delineations and the planning and monitoring of wetland mitigation and restoration sites. [Read More]
Published: May-09-12

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers accepting public comments on vegetation variance request process

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today announced the start of a 60-day public comment period on the draft Process for Requesting a Variance from Vegetation Standards for Levees and Floodwalls. [Read More]
Published: Feb-17-12
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