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  • Protecting and restoring the Oregon State Flower

    Land managers in the South Willamette Valley have discovered a disturbing trend on the properties they manage: Oregon grape plants are being illegally harvested in large numbers, presumably to sell for the herbal properties of their roots.
  • 18-034 Dworshak, BLM offer timber sale to improve forest health

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – The Walla Walla District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, invite interested parties to bid on the sale of approximately 701 acres of timber on forest lands surrounding Dworshak Dam and Reservoir in Clearwater County, Idaho.
  • Pittsburgh District to host Ohio River Basin Inspection Tour

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District announced, today, it will host the Ohio River Basin Inspection Tour, Oct. 17-19.
  • Big Cliff Reservoir levels to decrease for sediment sampling

    Water levels at Big Cliff Reservoir will be lower Oct. 13-27 to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct sediment sampling. The Corps is collecting the sediment samples as part of a Remedial Investigation to determine the nature and extent of any contaminants in the immediate area. Corps employees discovered construction debris during an emergency reservoir drawdown in 2009 and have conducted several smaller sampling events since that time.
  • Planning launches for maintaining reliable Columbia River navigation channel

    Planning begins on an environmental impact statement and maintenance plan to ensure the Lower Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel is maintained and operational for another 20 years.
  • Corps hosts Sept. 13 Public Scoping Meeting in Coos Bay

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting an open house-style public scoping meeting about the environmental review of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay’s proposed modifications to the Federal Navigation Channel.
  • Free camping for tree planting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day by planting trees and shrubs at Schwarz Campground below Dorena Dam, Saturday, Sept. 30. The event supports the nation’s largest single-day volunteer restoration effort for America’s public lands. Scouts, youth groups, civic clubs, families and individuals are encouraged to participate in the event.
  • Environmental Scoping Opens Through Oct. 3, 2017 for Port of Coos Bay’s Proposed Channel Modification

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is opening a public scoping phase in the preparation of a comprehensive environmental impact statement to evaluate the effects of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay’s proposed modifications to the Federal Navigation Channel.
  • NR 17-017: Hendricks Creek Marina set to fly ‘Clean Marina’ flag

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (May 26, 2017) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supports marina operators and owners who are voluntarily striving to protect the water resources of the Cumberland River Basin by going “clean and green.” On Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 10 a.m., the Corps, its partners, and Hendricks Creek Marina celebrate as the marina receives the coveted flag to designate them as a “Clean Marina.”
  • 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.

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