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  • USACE & FIND host the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway boat tour

    Jacksonville, Fla. -- On May 1, 2024, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District, joined by partners from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND), U.S. Coast Guard, and various stakeholders, embarked on the vessel named Florida II to conduct inspections along segments of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterways (IWW). While unconventional, the ship provided an invaluable setting for decision-makers to witness firsthand the environmental areas under discussion and foster relationships among stakeholders.
  • USACE fishes for data to help save Green Sturgeon

    As cool Autumn air flows along the winding Sacramento River, thousands of sleek and graceful North
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division invests in our planet, plans to use native plants in landscaping

    A project manager assigned to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District, one of two districts under the Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division’s umbrella, shares how the Army Corps of Engineers is continuing to invest in green initiatives.
  • Public comment sought for Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for Lower Brule North Ecosystem Restoration project

    OMAHA, Neb. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announced it is extending the public comment period for the Lower Brule North Ecosystem Restoration Draft Feasibility Report and Integrated Environmental Assessment and is providing the Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for public comment until September 26, 2022.
  • PUBLIC NOTICE – PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: Public Comment for Section 160 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, Definition of Economically Disadvantaged Community

    Public Comment Period: 03 June 2022 to 02 August 2022 In accordance with Section 160 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is conducting a 60-day public comment period to gather public comments on the definition of the term “economically disadvantaged community” and other terms listed below. A companion Federal Register Notice is publishing concurrently and can be found at www.federalregister.gov/d/2022-11881.
  • U.S. military Natural Resources Management program protects species in South Korea

    Part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mission is to advocate for the health of the planet through programs and initiatives in climate change resilience, sustainability, and environmental justice. The Far East District environmental efforts are actively engaged in the Natural Resources Management program, to help protect certain flora and fauna in the local area.
  • Far East District Transportation Branch earns perfect environmental inspection score

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District Transportation Branch recently scored a perfect score, 31 out of 31, on their USAG Humphreys Environmental Inspection.
  • FED leads biodiversity efforts for U.S. military in the ROK

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Far East District (FED) is entrusted with ensuring that natural resource conservation measures and activities on all U.S. Forces Korea installations are integrated and consistent with federal stewardship requirements.
  • Some campsites temporarily closed at Slough Creek Park due to nesting bald eagles

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced that a portion of campsites at Slough Creek Park will be delayed reopening due to the recent discovery of a pair of nesting bald eagles. All campsites and activity on Locust Loop will remain closed until at least July 15. All other areas in Slough Creek Park are unaffected and remain open. Slough Creek Park is located at the Corp’s Perry Lake recreation site.
  • Mississippi River Commission and Corps of Engineers tour Missouri River

    Leaders from The Mississippi River Commission along with leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers toured the Missouri River Mar. 29 – Apr. 1. Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, chief of engineers and commanding general, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Brig. Gen. D. Peter Hemlinger, commander, Northwestern Division, Col. William Hannan Jr., commander, Kansas City District and Col. Mark Himes, commander, Omaha District, met with partners and stakeholders and visited sites along the river.