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  • September

    Corps reservoirs benefit Willamette Valley swallows

    An unladen purple martin swallow can reach the air-speed velocity of about 24 miles per hour, which may be important information if you’re trying to cross the ‘Bridge of Death’ as you search for the Holy Grail. It’s also probably impossible for that 1.7-ounce bird to carry a 1.2-kilogram coconut, even if he gripped it by the husk (we are checking with the engineering department though).
  • June

    Dispose trash properly when visiting Corps lakes

    Visitors at Corps lakes go boating, fishing, swimming or maybe just relax on the shoreline. All these activities are perfectly fine until one particular thing happens - littering. When this disgraceful activity happens then the good time turns into "trash pickup time."
  • Float trip conveys canoers, concerns on Corps-altered river

    After the alterations, the Long Tom River was straighter, deeper, wider and, combined with an upstream dam, reduced flood risks to the downstream communities. In the years that followed, the Corps managed the river by balancing flood risk and environmental stewardship with less and less funding for maintenance.
  • Weapons of mass production: Corps to defend bee habitat

    In 2006, adult honeybees started to disappear from hives. Few, if any, dead bees were found in or around the hives. They were simply vanishing. Once so prevalent they were taken for granted, the decline of bees has increasingly brought them into the spotlight as an important species that needs protection.
  • March

    Corps protects town’s sanitary system

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is partnering with the Town of Worthington to reclaim an eroded bank along a 1,400-foot stretch of the West Fork River. The more than $880,000 project is designed to protect a sanitary sewer line that runs along the riverbank. The project is being funding in a 35-65 percent split between the City of Worthington and the district.
  • February

    Contractors on pace to finish 5 SHEP-related features in 2017

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – To say Spencer Davis has a few irons in the fire is an understatement. As the senior project manager for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, or SHEP, Davis manages the multimillion-dollar project that has eight separate environmental mitigation features outside of the actual harbor and entrance channel deepening. Now more than two years in, contractors continue to push the project forward on several fronts and are expected to wrap up four contracts this year.
  • Innovative technology to aid in environmental investigations

    Innovative technology to aid in environmental investigations
  • Army Corps, Pitt Study Aging Infrastructure’s Contribution to Nutrient Pollution

    Crumbling concrete, equipment repairs and restrictions on the movement of goods and services are all too familiar for U.S. Army Corps of Engineer employees who deal with the challenges of aging infrastructure on a daily basis.
  • December

    North Murfreesboro Greenway Project completes recreation improvements

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2016) – With ribbon cutting and fanfare, officials opened the North Murfreesboro Greenway today, delivering new hiking, jogging, cycling and horseback riding opportunities to the public.
  • November

    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.

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