Tag: Environmental Stewardship
  • Corps of Engineers hosts open house at Lock and Dam 10

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house at Lock and Dam 10, in Guttenberg, Iowa, Saturday, Sept. 23, in conjunction with the 33rd annual GermanFest.
  • When trees fly: Pittsburgh District delivers new fish habitats on Ohio River

    The Pittsburgh District used a helicopter to lift 29 trees bundles and concrete blocks to create a new fish habitat in a water basin on the Ohio River.
  • Partnering with the Planet: Nashville District Celebrates Earth Day

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 6, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District joins the rest of the nation in observing Earth Day, which is Saturday, April 22. While the Nashville District is committed to the principles of environmental stewardship in all efforts, across all projects, on all days, Earth Day enlists volunteers and organizations to be part of activities and partnerships that preserve and protect natural resources.
  • Memphis District’s annual Mississippi River Channel Improvement meeting a success

    Members of the Regional Channel Improvement (RCI) Team met in New Orleans, Louisiana, for their annual Mississippi River Channel Improvement meeting, Feb. 7 – 8, 2023 to discuss new channel improvement projects and other current channel improvement issues.
  • Be a part of the solution to lake pollution! Annual Lake Cleanup Day at Raystown Lake

    The Friends of Raystown Lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are calling on volunteers to participate in a shoreline cleanup at Raystown Lake during the annual Lake Cleanup Day, Saturday, May 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tatman Run Recreation Area (rain or shine).
  • USACE Vicksburg District announces new Permit and Evaluation Branch chief, Regulatory Division

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District announces the selection of Bryan Williamson as chief of the Permit and Evaluation Branch, Regulatory Division.
  • Crab trap roundup keeps fish and boaters safe

    A heavily bundled up man looks out over the murky waters of the Trinity River. A thick overcast is muting the sunrise sky to a washed out gray. His bright orange jacket stands out like highlighter marks on dull white paper. He waits for the thumbs up from his comrades on the airboat below. Within seconds, the mechanical lock gates create a stir in the still water. Salt and fresh water collide, waking up wildlife along the Wallisville Lake Project. Egrets and pelicans—the proverbial early birds—are getting their fill.
  • Employee Spotlight: Geographic Information Systems Specialist Lindsay Barrios

    This month, we’re featuring Geographic Information Systems Specialist Lindsay Barrios. Barrios was born and raised in Fort Payne, Alabama. After graduating from high school, she moved to Tennessee to study geology and geography at the University of Memphis. In February of 2018, Barrios officially became a member of the USACE Memphis District team. She said she was excited to work for the Corps for many reasons, which include the district’s mission as well as the leadership present throughout each of its offices.
  • Army Corps of Engineers and Texas Parks and Wildlife Deploy Fisheries Habitat Structures at Lewisville Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Lewisville and Grapevine Lake staffs partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries Division May 5 to deploy fisheries habitat structures at Lewisville Lake.
  • Aquatic Botany journal features biologist Damian Walter’s ERDC-U project

    U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory Research Biologist Dr. Nathan Harms co-authored a journal article as one of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Walla Walla District Wildlife Biologist Damien Walter’s 2019 ERDC University mentors.