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Archive: 2011

USACE waives day-use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day-use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 Corps-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Published: Oct-24-11

USACE opens National Levee Database for public access Oct. 27

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today announced it will open the National Levee Database (NLD) for public access with a series of public webinars beginning Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. EDT. The NLD is a living, dynamic information source that provides visualization and search capability for the first time on the location and condition of levee systems nationwide. [Read More]
Published: Oct-20-11

Army Corps of Engineers supports National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24

Thousands of local volunteers at more than 120 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) sites will participate in this year’s 18th annual National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, the largest annual volunteer hands-on restoration activity of its kind. [Read More]
Published: Sep-21-11

USACE Releases Report on Initial Research into the Effects of Woody Vegetation on Levees

The research, conducted by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), focused primarily on the gathering of root characterization and site conditions through fieldwork, and modeling of single, living trees for both slope stability analyses and seepage analyses. [Read More]
Published: Sep-08-11

US Army Corps of Engineers trails designated as National Recreation Trails

Today the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) trails are among 41 trails designated as national recreation trails by DOI. These trails will join the national network of more than 1,100 recreation trails that span from coast to coast and encompass more than 13,000 miles of existing trails and trail systems. [Read More]
Published: Jun-02-11

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases national Recreation Strategic Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released a Recreation Strategic Plan that seeks to transform and reposition the recreation program while maintaining its role as a major federal, water-based recreation provider. [Read More]
Published: May-26-11

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2011 Civil Works Appropriation

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2011 (FY11). [Read More]
Published: May-17-11

NOAA, USACE, and USGS partner to support water resources management

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form an innovative partnership of federal agencies to address America’s growing water resources challenges. [Read More]
Published: May-11-11

Obama Administration Affirms Comprehensive Commitment to Clean Water

Recognizing the importance of clean water and healthy watersheds to our economy, environment and communities, the Obama Administration released a national clean water framework today that showcases its comprehensive commitment to protecting the health of America’s waters. [Read More]
Published: Apr-27-11

USACE releases benchmarks to meet energy and sustainability goals

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released, for the first time, its fiscal year 2010 scorecard on sustainability and energy performance. [Read More]
Published: Apr-19-11
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