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  • July

    Reducing the impact of invasive species through partnership

    In an effort to reduce the impact of invasive species, Coralville Lake was one of the first agencies to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Hawkeye Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) in 2007. This partnership is just one of the ways the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working with others to fight invasive species. Since then, the Mississippi River Project has also signed an MOU with them.
  • March

    USACE translates water safety messages to reach multi-lingual audiences

    A significant number of immigrants are from regions of the world where the lakes and rivers are shallow and offer little or no current. They are unaware of the dangers of the Mississippi River, like strong currents, locks and dams, wing dams and snags. (Photo provided by Hilary Markin)