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  • USACE updates Safe Lockage Policy for recreational vessels on Columbia, Snake rivers

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has put the following guidelines in place for the continued safe passage of recreational craft through the navigation locks at McNary, John Day, The Dalles, and Bonneville dams on the Columbia River, and Ice Harbor, Lower Monumental, Little Goose and Lower Granite dams on the Snake River:
  • Construction to begin at Mill Creek June 10

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District will begin construction projects at Mill Creek, June 10, to improve habitat conditions for endangered salmonids and improve flood risk management operations, while also replacing the boat ramp for public use at Bennington Lake.
  • Corps of Engineers urges caution during potentially stormy Memorial Day weekend

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 24, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is monitoring forecasted weather conditions at USACE dam and recreation sites along the Cumberland River system and urges local residents to practice water safety during outdoor activity over the weekend.
  • Corps of Engineers reminds visitors to practice water safety

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 20, 2024) – As millions of Americans plan visits to lakes and rivers throughout the Cumberland River Basin this summer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safety around open water.
  • Through the Lens of Duty: Conservation and Education is Key for Jacksonville District Park Rangers

    CLEWISTON, Fla. – (Apr. 16, 2024) Driven by a profound passion for the great outdoors, wildlife, and the environment, natural resource park rangers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) are unwavering in their dedication to conservation and education.
  • USACE awards Turner Gulch boat ramp rehabilitation contract

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District has awarded a $2,136,537 contract to MACNAK Construction, LLC to conduct a rehabilitation project on the 70-year-old Turner Gulch Boat Ramp at Lucky Peak Dam and Lake near Boise, Idaho.
  • USACE and AGFC offer free boating course

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a free boater education course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 13 at the James A. Gaston Visitor Center at Bull Shoals Dam.
  • Turner Gulch boat ramp rehabilitation project to shorten Lucky Peak boating season

    BOISE, Idaho – The Walla Walla District will be starting a rehabilitation project for the Turner Gulch boat ramp on Sept. 1, which will require Lucky Peak Lake to draw down starting the third week of July, shortening boating season by about a month.
  • Cochiti Lake hosts boater’s certification course, wakes possible on the lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Albuquerque District is hosting a boater’s certification course for rangers and maintenance staff at the lake Tuesday, Aug. 22 – Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023.
  • Drastic difference between air and water temperature could kill

    With the onset of record-breaking heat across much of the Pacific Northwest, it’s imperative that people wear life jackets while swimming, boating and fishing. While air temperatures may be high, water temperatures can be much lower and can be deadly, according to water safety statistics.