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USACE Botanical Garden Earns ArbNet Level II Accreditation
USACE/Seattle District
4/5/2024
The Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden achieved Level II Accreditation from The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program. The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program established a widely recognized set...
Public input sought on Water Injection Dredging Study and Demonstration Draft Study Report
Kansas City District
4/5/2024
The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has prepared a draft environmental assessment, Finding of No Significant Impact and Section 404(b)(1) Evaluation for the Water Injection...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers develops tentative timeline to reopen Fort McHenry Channel following Key Bridge collapse
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
4/4/2024 UPDATED
BALTIMORE – As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District continues working with local, state and federal partners to clear the wreckage along the Fort McHenry Channel following the...
Investigation into vandalism at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam cultural monument underway
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
4/4/2024
Walla Walla, WA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is aware of a recent act of vandalism at Indian Memorial Park, located at the Ice Harbor Lock and Dam. The district condemns...
Public crossing at Little Goose Dam to have possible delays until May 2
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
4/2/2024
STARBUCK, Wash. – Travelers using the public crossing at Little Goose Lock and Dam may experience delays of 2 to 3 hours until May 2 due to extensive equipment replacement efforts...
Walla Walla District reopens navigation locks after extended outage; completes work on multiple BIL-funded projects
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
4/1/2024
COLUMBIA & SNAKE RIVERS, Ore. & Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District reopened navigation locks on the Columbia and Snake rivers on March 29 after an eleven-week outage. This...
US Army Corps of Engineers partners with Union Sportsman Alliance to construct docks at Hood Park
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
3/28/2024
BURBANK, Wash. – Construction for two new fishing docks will begin at the Hood Park ponds on April 2. Visitors should stay clear of work areas during construction and respect all barriers put in...

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USACE collaborates with City of Gooding to reduce flood risk, improve safety
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
4/3/2024
Approximately 40 years ago, when Diane Houser first moved to the City of Gooding, Idaho, she noted deteriorating channel walls along the Little Wood River, a tributary of the Big Wood River in Idaho’s...
Serving the Northwest from afar
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
3/11/2024
Every day, Gabrielle Marucci sits down at her desk and logs into her computer, checking her email and meeting schedule. Her desk sits next to a window and, outside, one might expect to see scenery...
What a leader looks like
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
3/5/2024
“What does being a leader mean to you?”This was a question posed by Lt. Col. ShaiLin KingSlack, Commander of the Walla Walla District, when she spoke to tribal students at schools in Pendleton,...
Sunken treasure: Fish Attractor Program at Pomme de Terre Lake benefits environment and recreators alike
Kansas City District
2/21/2024
On an unseasonably warm day in February, the sun was shining and hardly a cloud could be found in the sky. Staff at Pomme de Terre Lake, along with staff from the Missouri Department of Conservation,...
Army Corps of Engineers publishes proposed rule on protection of historic properties
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works
2/12/2024
The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works released a proposed rule to remove Appendix C from the United States Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program’s permitting...
Innovative project receives 2023 Department of the Air Force Design Award
Kansas City District
2/6/2024
When you hear the word ‘merit’, you probably think of a great achievement or outstanding accomplishment. Both of those things could be used to describe the work of the Whiteman Air Force Base Resident...
First meeting of task force set to address issues in the Kansas River Basin
Kansas City District
2/2/2024
This month, a dedicated group of professionals took an important step for the health of Kansas water resources. On Jan. 18, 2024, the Kansas Reservoir Sedimentation Task Force, made up of...