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  • December

    Fall 2021 Crosscurrents

    The Fall 2021 issue of Crosscurrents, the district's newsletter, is now available here: https://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/Media/Crosscurrents/
  • November

    Nashville District works on relationship building with marina stakeholders

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2021) – A Corps of Engineers team met with marina concessionaires today to provide updates on programs and processes and to build a better working relationship with open and transparent communication during the Kentucky and Tennessee Marina Associations’ 2021 Annual Meeting at the Sloan Convention Center.
  • Center Hill Dam featured in National Inventory of Dams rollout

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (Nov. 5, 2021) – The National Inventory of Dams is being updated at the end of the year and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to feature Center Hill Dam in a video as part of its rollout with the public.
  • October

    Wetland restoration with dredged material proving successful in Buffalo’s back yard

    What was once nearly a landfill is now a thriving wetland ecosystem in the City of Buffalo’s back yard. At Unity Island on the West Side of the city, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District spent two years building the basis for a wetland using material dredged from the nearby Buffalo River. Nearly a year after construction was completed, the island’s North Pond is showing tremendous results.
  • PERSONAL VIGNETTE: Ensuring safety of disaster response volunteers is a mission within a mission

    As public affairs specialists with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, we are used to helping craft messages like “safety is our top priority” and “we are committed to keeping our team safe” but while developing messaging and talking points is part of our normal duties, it is not often that we are on the receiving end of our own words. Developing COVID-19 safety messaging in the Hurricane Ida disaster response was a game changer and our “talking points” have become real-life reminders of what we need to stay safe, while helping others.
  • Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.— (Oct. 15, 2021) National Hispanic Heritage Month gives us an opportunity to recognize Hispanic American’s stories, contributions, and achievements throughout the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the military, and across the United States.
  • Retirees receive Distinguished Civilian Employee Recognition Award

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2021) – Two notable retirees received the Distinguished Civilian Employee Recognition Award today highlighting impactful careers and exceptional achievements with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.
  • September

    Volunteers clean up Lake Cumberland on National Public Lands Day

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Sept. 28, 2021) – More than 120 volunteers collected 276 bags of trash, 53 agricultural and car tires, old dock flotation, a metal railing with stairs, and a doghouse during a community effort to clean up Lake Cumberland on National Public Lands Day.
  • LDP II Graduates Tackle Their Final Obstacles

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees participating in the Leadership Development Program II are climbing their way to new levels of leadership progression as they get closer to graduating from the year long program. But first, they need to tackle a few remaining obstacles.
  • Nashville District participates in Tennessee State University Career Fair

    In the workplace, diversity is a key asset for success. Organizations that make diversity of background, experience, thought, and culture a priority often create an inclusive environment with increased productivity. As an organization, the Corps of Engineers actively works to recruit, hire, and retain women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities who have a background in science, technology, engineering, and math. To contribute to this mission and achieve these goals, the Nashville District participates in career fairs hosted by Tennessee State University and other historically black colleges and universities.

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  • Cape Cod Canal bridge work updates for Sagamore and Bourne Bridges

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that repair work on the
  • NR 21-05: Nashville District holds off on raising fees for shoreline facilities

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander is holding off on an earlier decision to raise fees for certain shoreline facilities that were previously set to go into effect March 1.
  • Annual Lake Pepin ice measurements to begin next week

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – It’s a sign that spring is near, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will start its annual Lake Pepin ice measurements Feb. 9.
  • NR 20-030: Video highlights water management in Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2020) – The public is invited to watch a newly released video that highlights how water is managed in the Cumberland River Basin in support of flood risk management, commercial navigation, hydropower production, water supply, environmental stewardship, and recreational opportunities.
  • 20-059 Corps winter park hours resume at Swallows Park and Chestnut Beach

    Clarkston, Wash. – The park hours at Swallows Park, Chestnut Beach and all restrooms along the Greenbelt Trail are switching to updated winter hours, effective immediately.
  • NR 20-029: Old Hickory Lake 2020 Shoreline Management Plan approved

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division in Cincinnati, Ohio, has approved the Old Hickory Lake Shoreline Management Plan, which finalizes the review process.
  • NR 20-028: Lake Cumberland Visitor’s Center temporarily using appointment system

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 30, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Lake Cumberland Visitor’s Center located in Somerset, Kentucky, is accepting visitors by appointment only through the end of 2020 as a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • Corps of Engineers issues Enbridge Line 3 permit

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District issued an individual permit today, November 23, to Enbridge, Inc., for construction-related impacts to waters of the United States resulting from its Line 3 replacement project.
  • Boundary line maintenance at J. Strom Thurmond Project begins

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Workers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District at J. Strom Thurmond Project have begun work to inspect and re-paint approximately 50 miles of the existing boundary line. R&D Maintenance Services, a contractor with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, uses bright orange paint to make boundary line “witness trees” more visible and easier to identify, as well as trimming heavy brush to clear the boundary line between witness trees. This routine boundary maintenance does not move present property lines. The work makes existing property lines more visible.
  • NR 20-027: Dale Hollow Lake's Eagle Watch cancelled due to pandemic

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 10, 2020) – The annual Dale Hollow Lake Eagle Watch is cancelled in January 2021 due to COVID-19 and concerns with space limitations on the barge that transports visitors during this event.