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  • March

    The Leadership Development Program in the Buffalo District

    The Leadership Development Program (LDP) was created to ensure all Buffalo District employees have the chance to develop and refine strong leadership skills. The goal of the program is to develop results oriented, agile leaders with broad perspectives who lead people and lead change successfully in complex environments.
  • February

    Investing in Infrastructure

    The Buffalo North Breakwater structure located at the entrance into Buffalo Harbor is maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District and is critical to the Great Lakes Navigation System. The structure serves to protect the northerly entrance into the Buffalo Harbor, the entrance into the Black Rock Canal and the downtown waterfront from powerful natural forces such as storm surges, large waves and ice.
  • January

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Interagency & International Services program provides specialized services around the world

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a great example of a capability-rich organization that provides a wide variety of services to other non-Department of Defense federal agencies, international organizations, foreign governments, tribal nations, and state and local governments. Through the Interagency and International Services (IIS) program, the Corps of Engineers offers assistance with managing natural resources such as land and water, environmental restoration and management, engineering and construction, relief and recovery, research and development, along with a host of other technical services (i.e., technical editing).
  • Last round of Sandy-damaged breakwater repair projects come to an end

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed the last of nine structural repair projects related to damages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Among the most recently completed projects were repairs to breakwaters located in Cleveland Harbor, Fairport Harbor, Lorain Harbor, and the Port Clinton East jetty.
  • November

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers biologist shows value of fieldwork in higher education

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers boasts a highly educated staff. In the Buffalo District alone, employees collectively have over 60 different types of certifications, more than 30 master’s degrees, and four doctorate degrees. Buffalo District biologist Kathleen Buckler recently obtained a Master of Science degree in Wetland Ecology from SUNY Brockport and is already using her education on the job.
  • April

    USACE Buffalo District: A proving ground for Engineering with Nature

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has been named as one of two ‘Proving
  • October

    Restoring Quality Habitat and Combating Invasive Plants at Times Beach

    The Buffalo District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center are collaborating on a demonstration project to control the growth of four invasive plants at Times Beach Nature Preserve in Buffalo.
  • June

    An American POW’s story

    A Prisoner of War or Enemy Prisoner of War is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by an enemy power during or immediately after an armed conflict. The earliest recorded usage of the phrase is dated 1660.
  • April

    STEM-related flash training provided to teachers

    There's an old Chinese proverb, "give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." This was the idea behind the Buffalo District's "Flash Training" for the teachers of Mullen Elementary School, Tonawanda, NY, on Thursday April 18, 2013.