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Army Corps of Engineers invites volunteers to participate in National Public Lands Day, Sept. 26
9/21/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes volunteers to continue the annual tradition of public service by participating in this year’s National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 26. Events will be...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to resume collection of day use recreation fees October 1
9/18/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will resume the collection of fees at its day use recreation areas beginning October 1. Fee collections were suspended earlier this year when...
Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits
9/15/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 52 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section...

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  • Annual Step Outside Day cancelled

    KROTZ SPRINGS, La. – The 16th Annual STEP OUTSIDE Day, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 25 at the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area in the Atchafalaya Basin has been cancelled in response to the novel coronavirus.
  • USACE Philadelphia District supporting response to COVID-19 public health emergency

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District is providing initial planning and engineering support for the States of New Jersey and Delaware to address possible medical facility shortages due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The mission, in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the two states, is part of a nationwide federal, state and local effort to respond to the public health emergency.
  • UPDATE: All scheduled events at Blue Marsh Lake cancelled

    Following guidelines issued by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters, all scheduled events at Blue Marsh Lake are cancelled until further notice. This includes all previously issued Special Use Permits for organized activities such as fishing tournaments, trail races, church services, and search and rescue training. The beach area is closed to public use and large group use of the picnic areas is prohibited. Park Rangers are still on duty and will be disbursing any large groups they come upon while on patrol.
  • Army Corps of Engineers adjusts lake operations amid health concerns

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division has announced changes to lake operations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico amid health concerns related to the Coronavirus pandemic. Effective today, South Pacific Division will take measures across the region to reduce risk to guests, volunteers and personnel.
  • USACE Philadelphia District provides update on status during COVID-19 public health emergency

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District is taking precautionary measures to protect its workforce, while also remaining committed to executing its key missions during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
  • Corps closures related to COVID-19

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has a plan in place for continuity of operations during a pandemic crisis such as COVID-19, is prepared to respond accordingly and will provide additional information to the public as the situation develops. This communication currently includes information for visitors to Corps Regulatory Offices, as well as campers and recreational users regarding operational adjustments that will take place at navigation locks and recreation facilities.
  • Corps Deactivates Phase II Flood Fight

    Phase I restrictions remain in effect. Water levels along the Mississippi River have dropped prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to move from phase II to phase I flood fight procedures.
  • Corps recreation closures related to COVID-19

    The Corps is closing several recreation sites and canceling events in light of COVID-19 impacts.
  • All scheduled events at Blue Marsh Lake cancelled

    Due to concerns on the spread of the Coronavirus and based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all scheduled events and programs at Blue Marsh Lake are cancelled until the end of the April.