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Archive: 2012
  • December

    Corps sends Fall Creek Reservoir to the bottom to make fish passage the tops

    Each year, juvenile spring Chinook salmon protected under the Endangered Species Act must travel through Fall Creek Dam east of Eugene, Ore., on their way to the Pacific Ocean, where they eventually mature into adults and return inland to spawn in their natal streams.
  • Sandy devastates East Coast; Corps sends relief

    Even before Hurricane Sandy made landfall along the East Coast, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Teaching tomorrow's engineers today

    The “Tomorrow’s Engineers” program seeks to build relationships between U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District employees and underrepresented middle and high school students to encourage an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses and the pursuit of engineering and science career fields.
  • Division Commander visits Kansas City District projects

    Col. Anthony C. Funkhouser, Northwestern Division commander, visited several projects throughout the Kansas City District during a four-day, whirlwind trip in early October with senior leaders.
  • The Dalles Dam prepares for emergency lock repairs

    Portland District personnel are preparing for emergency repairs to one of the downstream miter gates at The Dalles navigation lock between Dec. 5 and Dec. 7.
  • Building Strong from Rocky Mountains to Peaks of Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Nestled below the rugged peaks of the wild and pristine Cabinet
  • November

    Coming soon: new Willamette Valley adult fish facilities

    Portland District is rebuilding the Minto Adult Fish Collection Facility, which should be operational by next spring. The rebuild emphasizes hands-off, water-to-water transfer to move wild adult fish upstream of the dams, where they will be released to spawn naturally.
  • Restoration project provides critical habitat, reduces flood risk

    For more than 100 years Washington’s Green Duwamish River system in had been altered in a way that degraded its ability to function as clean productive habitat for fish and wildlife. To combat this degradation, Seattle District employees have worked closely with the affected communities affected to come up with a solution.
  • October

    Corps and CAST take warriors fishing

    Corps of Engineers park rangers from The Dalles and Bonneville dams hosted a special Take a Warrior Fishing event in partnership with the Catch a Special Thrill foundation Sept. 22
  • September

    Corps celebrates new dredged materials disposal site near Astoria, Ore.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosted congressional, federal and state officials Sept. 10 to celebrate the designation of the South Jetty near shore disposal site.