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  • February

    Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Erin Cumbo Project Manager

    February is Black History Month. The Corps of Engineers Little Rock District takes this time to honor and celebrate Black Americans’ achievements and their immeasurable impact on the history of the United States. As part of this observance month, we wanted to take some time to highlight some of our employees.
  • Landmark guidelines on natural and nature-based features is an international effort

    Nearly four years ago, a team led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and that now includes 189 scientists, engineers and resource managers from 73 worldwide organizations gathered to begin work on a set of international guidelines for utilizing Natural and Nature-Based Features. Today, the project is nearing completion with the publication of “Guidelines on the Use of Natural and Nature-Based Features for Sustainable Coastal and Fluvial Systems” expected in 2020. The guidelines will provide practitioners with the best available information concerning the conceptualization, planning, design, engineering, construction and maintenance of NNBF to support resilience and flood risk reduction for coasts, bays and estuaries, as well as river and freshwater lake systems.