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  • May

    Lightning safety around water

    All too often in the event of a lightning occurrence some find themselves not knowing what to do or where to seek shelter. Most people have a tendency to continue their outdoor activities or dash to the wrong type of shelter during a lightning occurrence. To minimize permanent injury or death related to lighting strikes consider the Do’s and Don’ts:
  • Corps helps Southern Ute Tribe develop wetland program

    Sacramento District regulatory staff in Colorado helped provide training to members of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe in early May, helping the tribe prepare their own wetland preservation program in Southwestern Colorado.
  • Corps joins more than 100 volunteers on a mission to be a part of the solution to Raystown Lake pollution

    Friends of Raystown Lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), along with 130 volunteers,
  • Munitions disposal mission wraps up in Afghanistan

    Huntsville Center’s Joint Munitions Disposal - Afghanistan (JMD-A) team has wrapped up its mission disposing of more than 5,629 tons of U.S. and coalition forces NATO Condition Code H unserviceable and “do-not-return” munitions, as well as captured enemy munitions and explosive remnants of war (ERW).
  • Lucky 13 tour new Diamond Elementary School site

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Excavators, bulldozers and dump trucks garnished the construction site of the new Diamond Elementary School where 13 wide-eyed students discovered diamonds aren’t forever but they can be your best friend.
  • Pittsburgh District Makes BIG Progress with Small Business

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District partnered with regional government agencies to facilitate the I-79 Development Councils Dynamic Networking for Small Business event in Fairmont, W.Va. April, 27.
  • April

    Humphreys Central Elementary School students learn engineering principles through STEM

    Korea – Humphreys Central Elementary School students learned a bit about how things work when volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District visited the school on April 19 as part of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math week.
  • Olmsted project is test site for AIS navigation aids

    The Olmsted Locks and Dam project, Olmsted, Illinois, is participating in the next wave of testing aids to navigation being transmitted by Automatic Identification System (AIS).
  • Research to Reality: Airfield Damage Repair

    Representatives for the U.S. Air Force visited ERDC in Vicksburg last week to look at and provide
  • March

    Corps of Engineers, partners, report on progress restoring America’s Everglades

    Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress. The 2015 Report to Congress for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) was jointly submitted to Congress last week by the secretaries of the Army and the Interior. The report details the collaborative effort of participating agencies and their combined commitment to restore America’s Everglades.

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