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  • Environmental Releases from Whitney Point Lake, N.Y. Occur for the First Time (Issued by SRBC)

    In accordance with a cooperative agreement to provide drought relief, “environmental releases” occurred for several days in September and October from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Whitney Point Lake project in Broome County, N.Y. These releases provide benefits to the in-stream environment downstream of Whitney Point during low-flow or drought conditions by modifying the amount of water released from the reservoir, as well as the timing of these releases.
  • Henninger named Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 10, 2016) – Park Ranger Dina Henninger, an environmental protection specialist in the Operations Division at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tenn., is the employee of the month for September 2016.
  • EAB visits Pittsburgh District

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District hosted a board of national environmental
  • First phase of Hamilton City ecosystem restoration work awarded

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded an $8.6 million contract on Sept. 14 to River Partners of Chico, California, to begin the first phase of revegetation for the Hamilton City Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration project.
  • Army Corps seeks volunteers to restore America’s public lands

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host National Public Lands Day events at various lakes throughout the Pittsburgh District.
  • Prescribed burning begins near Dorena Reservoir

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners are planning controlled ecological burns near Dorena Reservoir this fall. The burns will take place on 28 acres of land north of Bake Stewart Park, east of the Row River and west of Row River Road.
  • NR 16-026: Volunteers needed at Nashville District lakes for National Public Lands Day

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2016) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is enlisting the support of volunteers at its lakes on the Cumberland River and its tributaries in support of the 23rd Annual National Public Lands Day Sept. 24.
  • NR 16-024: Dale Hollow Lake marinas recertified as ‘Clean Marinas’

    ALLONS, TENN., (Sept. 9, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recertified two Dale Hollow Lake marinas as “Clean Marinas” during ceremonies Aug. 26, 2016, which recognized the marina operators and owners who are voluntarily striving to protect the water resources of the Cumberland River Basin by going “clean and green.”
  • Dale Hollow Lake marinas recertified as ‘Clean Marinas’

    ALLONS, TENN., (Sept. 9, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recertified two Dale Hollow Lake marinas as “Clean Marinas” during ceremonies Aug. 26, 2016, which recognized the marina operators and owners who are voluntarily striving to protect the water resources of the Cumberland River Basin by going “clean and green.”
  • New BEE-ginnings at St. Stephen

    BUZZZZZ. BUZZZZ. A new sound is greeting visitors to the St. Stephen Powerhouse and Fish Lift; bees