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Bonneville Lock and Dam's Great Electrifying Event powerhouse tours give an up close look at the hydropower generators.
It's electrifying!
The annual Great Electrifying Event shows how Bonneville Lock and Dam keeps the Northwest powered up. Hands on activities and videos demonstrate the basics of electricity and how it's made, while powerhouse tours give an up close look at Bonneville's hydropower generators. This free event is great for kids and adults.
WARRENTON, Oregon — A crane relocates a large jetty stone, Jan. 22, 2016. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce and other state and local partners are working together to create fish passages in the Trestle Bay jetty. (Photo by Jeffrey Henon. Courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Small project, big benefits
The wetlands inside historic Trestle Bay near Warrenton, Oregon, offer ideal habitat for juvenile salmonids. Ideal, but mostly out of reach due to the relic and stone placed there when the South Jetty was built. We and our partners are creating openings and restoring hydraulic connections from the bay to the Columbia River,
Test your speed, reflexes and boating knowledge with the Corps' new Lake Guard game app. The free app teaches users about water safety gear and boating hazards preparing them for real life experiences in or around the water.
New Corps app
Test your speed, reflexes and boating knowledge with the Corps' new Lake Guard game app. The free app teaches users about water safety gear and boating hazards preparing them for real life experiences in or around the water.
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.
Let's get “Every Kid in a Park”
Help inspire kids to become future stewards of our nation’s natural and historic treasures. Every Kid in a Park provides all fourth grade students and their families free admission for a full year to more than 2,000 federally-managed sites nationwide. Plan a family outing today!

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Announcements

Draft EA for Western Snowy Plover Site Management Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the draft Environmental Assessment for the Western Snowy Plover Site Management Plan in Coos County, Oregon.

Final EA and FONSI: Oaks Bottom habitat restoration project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making available a Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Oaks Bottom Habitat Restoration Project in Multnomah County, Oregon. The Corps proposes to restore a more natural tidal hydrologic connection between Oaks Bottom and the Lower Willamette River to improve fish and wildlife habitats and provide unhindered fish passage into and out of Oaks Bottom. Most importantly, this project would make Oaks Bottom habitat suitable and accessible to juvenile salmonids listed under the Endangered Species Act.

Corps decision to accept funds from Northwest Natural Gas

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District has announced it will accept funds from Northwest Natural Gas to consider if the proposed North Mist pipeline project will impact a federal levee near Clatskanie, Oregon.

Special Public Notice: Emergency Procedures

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Portland District, Regulatory Branch is providing the following emergency permitting procedures to the public: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) defines emergency by our Regulations at 33 CFR Part 325.2(e)(4) as a situation which would result in an unacceptable hazard to life, a significant loss of property, or an immediate, unforeseen, and significant economic hardship if corrective action requiring a Department of the Army permit is not undertaken within a time period less than the normal time needed to process the application under standard procedures.

Proposal to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P.

Marci Johnson is the point-of-contact for this special public notice announcing the preliminary intent to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P., to expedite the Department of the Army’s processing of Jordan Cove's proposed request to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas terminal on the bay side of the north spit of Coos Bay in Coos County, Oregon. Expiration date for this 30-day notice is Jan. 4, 2016.

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.

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