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In 1971, the U.S. Congress designated Aug. 26 as Women’s Equality Day. Today, women’s equality means more than the right to vote. Organizations worldwide seek equal opportunities for women in education and employment, to stop suppression and violence towards women and fight discrimination and stereotyping, all of which still occur in every society.
August 26 Women's Equality Day
In 1971, the U.S. Congress designated Aug. 26 as Women’s Equality Day. Today, women’s equality means more than the right to vote. Organizations worldwide seek equal opportunities for women in education and employment, to stop suppression and violence towards women and fight discrimination and stereotyping, all of which still occur in every society.
Members of the Bonneville Emergency Rescue Team got tips from a Life Flight Network crew about how to quickly and efficiently prepare an injured person for transport to a hospital.  Bonneville is located about 60 miles from Portland, so Life Flight is often the best mode of travel for seriously injured people who need to be transported to a metropolitan hospital.
Life Flight trains Bonneville Dam team for emergencies
Members of the Bonneville Emergency Rescue Team got tips from a Life Flight Network crew about how to quickly and efficiently prepare an injured person for transport to a hospital. Bonneville is located about 60 miles from Portland, so Life Flight is often the best mode of travel for seriously injured people who need to be transported to a metropolitan hospital.
Monty Biggs, Portland District park ranger is interviewed by KGT-TV reporter, Drew Carney. Biggs and other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Oregon State Marine Board representatives appeared live on Portland's KGW-TV to talk about water safety, explain how life jackets save lives and demonstrate different life jacket styles. One heroic team member was pushed into the Willamette River to show the effects of cold water immersion and confirm the critical job of a life jacket.
A matter of life or death
Corps and Oregon State Marine Board representatives appeared live on Portland's KGW-TV to talk about water safety, explain how life jackets save lives and demonstrate different life jacket styles. One heroic team member was pushed into the Willamette River to show the effects of cold water immersion and confirm the critical job of a life jacket.
The National Wetland Plant List used by the Corps and other federal agencies to delineate wetlands is now web-based. The NWPL contains more than 8,000 plant species, including six new species in the continental U.S. The NWPL plays a critical role in wetland determinations under the Clean Water Act and is available to the public on the Corps' website.
2016 National Wetlands Plant List
The National Wetland Plant List used by the Corps and other federal agencies to delineate wetlands is web-based. The NWPL contains more than 8,000 plant species, including six new species in the continental U.S. The NWPL plays a critical role in wetland determinations under the Clean Water Act and is available to the public on the Corps' website.
Every 4th grader and their family get a free year-long pass to all federal parks! The president created the Every Kid in a Park program to bridge the growing disconnect between the next generation and the great outdoors, and to inspire children to become future stewards of our nation’s natural and historic treasures.
Calling all kids! Especially 4th graders!
Come visit Bonneville Lock and Dam Aug. 24! There will be hands-on activities – including live birds of prey demonstrations! Fourth graders can learn more about the 4th Grade Pass, which gets them and their families in free access to any federal lands! Click here to learn more!

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Announcements

Final EA and FONSI: Columbia Stock Ranch

The final environmental assessment for the Columbia Stock Ranch Section 536 Ecosystem Restoration Project and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District’s Finding of No Significant Impact is available.

Columbia Stock Ranch Ecosystem Restoration Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bonneville Power Administration are preparing to construct an ecosystem restoration project on the Columbia Stock Ranch to restore structure and function of floodplains to improve juvenile fish habitat. The Corps and BPA are meeting with members of the Deer Island Drainage Improvement Company, some of whom expressed concerns about the CSR project and its potential impacts. Meetings will take place in the Armstrong Room of the St. Helens Public Library, 375 S. 18th St., St. Helens, Oregon.

Final EA and FONSI: Coos Bay Navigation Project North Spit

PUBLIC NOTICEU.S. Department of Agriculture Request for use of Corps Lands at the Coos Bay

Spillway gate rehab to lower Hills Creek and Lookout Point summer reservoir water levels

Lookout Point and Hills Creek reservoirs' water levels will be kept low this summer, affecting recreational access at the high water boat ramps. Low water ramps are available.

Corps of Engineers decision to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P.

This informational Public Notice announces the intention of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. pipeline project for processing of a proposed request to modify a federally constructed navigation project.

Informational Public Notice: Corps to accept funds from the Cascade Natural Gas

This informational Public Notice announces the intention of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,

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