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  • Corps of Engineers pledges to protect endangered species

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – As a federal resource agency, the Army Corps of Engineers provides certain protections to wetlands, wildlife at Corps’ reservoirs, and in operation of our nation’s rivers and harbors. Not only do we have a legal obligation to do so, we also have a moral responsibility which we take very seriously – and personally.
  • Corps to host virtual public scoping meeting on Mosquito Creek Lake Master Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is hosting a virtual public meeting to kick-off the Mosquito Creek Lake Master Plan revision. The corps is seeking public input about environmental and recreational topics to consider during the master plan revision process.
  • 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.
  • USACE Seattle District Praises Community Partners as Ballard Locks Fish Ladder Viewing Room Re-opens

    To commemorate the recent renovation of its fish ladder viewing room, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Seattle District held a ribbon cutting ceremony, Aug. 16, 2021, at Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, known locally as the ‘Ballard Locks’ or ‘Locks.’
  • USACE schedules mosquito treatments for Craney Island area Sept. 3 and Sept. 7 

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled two mosquito treatments for the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area in the opening weeks of September. 
  • 21-048 Corps of Engineers seeks public input on proposed Benton Creek Wildfire Timber Salvage Sale

    Walla Walla, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District is inviting public comments on the proposed Benton Creek Wildfire Timber Salvage Sale and accompanying Environmental Assessment, in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • 21-035 Corps seeks public input for Ice Harbor Master Plan Revision

    BURBANK, Wash.– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District (Corps) has prepared a draft Ice Harbor Master Plan with an accompanying draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) to revise the outdated 1977 Ice Harbor Master Plan. The Corps will be accepting comments from July 1 through 30, 2021.
  • 21-034 Dworshak Dam updates their release schedule for flow augmentation

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – Due to an intensifying regional heatwave, Dworshak Dam will be further increasing their releases to support flow augmentation intended to keep the tailwater of Lower Granite at or below 68° F.
  • 21-033 Dworshak Dam to increase releases for flow augmentation

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – Dworshak Dam releases will increase from 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) on Tuesday to the maximum powerhouse capacity of 9,400 cfs by Thursday night. The river will rise approximately 0.5 feet during the flow changes Tuesday night. The river level is then expected to remain in the same range through the end of the week. This increase in releases is being made to support flow augmentation intended to keep the tailwater of Lower Granite at or below 68° F.
  • USACE hosts FNOD Restoration Advisory Board virtual meeting June 3

    SUFFOLK, Va. — Restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) remain an ongoing priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Community members can learn more about this Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) and hear the latest cleanup progress during the project’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) virtual meeting scheduled for 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. June 3 via Webex.