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Registration now open for 2015 Engineering Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Society of American Military Engineers are once again partnering to celebrate Engineers Week, with a full-day event will be at the Corps' Portland District downtown headquarters in Portland, Ore., on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Registration is due by Jan. 30, 2015.

Bonneville Dam's Great Electrifying Event: Feb. 28

Bonneville Lock and Dam will host its fifteenth annual Great Electrifying Event Saturday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Washington Shore Visitor Center. This free educational event teaches the basics of electricity and how it is generated, in support of National Engineering Week.

Eagle Watch at The Dalles Dam: Jan. 24

Join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park rangers at The Dalles Dam Visitor Center Jan. 24, 2015 to learn about eagles, watch them in their natural habitat and enjoy interactive activities at the visitor center.

Final EA, FONSI: Fall Creek Dam fish enhancement

The selected course of action is for the drawdown of Fall Creek Reservoir to occur annually on a permanent basis as described as the Preferred Alternative in the Final Environmental Assessment, Downstream Fish Enhancement for Juvenile Salmonids at Fall Creek Dam, Lane Co., Ore.

Final IEPR report: John Day Dam Mitigation Program

The Independent External Peer Review will focus on the new information provided in the Post-Authorization Change Report and the Environmental Assessment. The purpose of the IEPR is to analyze the adequacy and acceptability of economic, engineering, and environmental methods, models, data and analyses.

Columbia River locks to close March 7 - 21, 2015

Navigation locks at Bonneville, The Dalles and John Day dams will be closed for annual inspection, maintenance and repair from March 7 to 21, 2015.

Draft EA: Fall Creek adult fish facility upgrade

Public comment is being sought on this draft environmental assessment for the Fall Creek Dam and Reservoir adult fish facility upgrade.

FONSI: Fee-Simon Wetland restoration project

Portland District Commander Col. Jose Aguilar finds the selected course of action, to restore the ecological process and tidal influence to the floodplain while ensuring flood risk reduction, will not significantly affect the quality of the human environment.