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John Day Dam’s Roosevelt Park camping and boat ramp restricted during Yakama Indian Nation Pow-Wow July 15-17

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will temporarily prohibit public camping and alcohol use at Roosevelt Park between July 15 and July 17 during the Roosevelt Pow-Wow. Officials stress that day-use areas will be congested during the annual Native American event. [Read More]
Published: Jul-06-16

Corps Reviewing Permit Conditions

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requests the public to comment on proposed changes to regional permit conditions for construction projects in Oregon that impact wetlands and navigable waters of the United States. [Read More]
Published: Jun-22-16

Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16

Catch the free fishing clinic June 11 at Spearfish Park, Wa

The public is invited to a family fishing event at Spearfish Park on June 11. [Read More]
Published: May-31-16

Corps to issue draft Rogue Water Management Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will issue its draft Rogue Basin summer water management plan next week for public review and comment [Read More]
Published: May-18-16

Memorial Day weekend marks reopening of Philippi Park

Philippi Park, a long-time favorite recreation area on the John Day River about 3 miles southeast of John Day Lock and Dam, will reopen to yearly summer use on May 27, 2016. [Read More]
Published: May-18-16

Summer Recreational Vessel Lockage Schedule Begins May 15

May 15 marks the start of the summer schedule for recreational boaters using navigation locks to travel past U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers. [Read More]
Published: May-12-16

Columbia River estuary ecosystem restoration project environmental assessment available for com

Revised Comment Period: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Columbia Stock Ranch Ecosystem Restoration Project to restore hydrologic connectivity between the Columbia Stock Ranch project site and the Columbia River. [Read More]
Published: Apr-25-16

Avery Park (West) Limited to Day Use and Walk-In Only

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has temporarily limited access to the west portion of Avery Park, to day use and walk-in only. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-16

The Dalles Dam Visitor Center and Tours Reopen for Summer

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites guests to visit The Dalles Dam Visitor Center and tour the dam this summer. The Dalles Dam Visitor Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday, between May 1 and Memorial Day weekend. After Memorial Day, the center begins daily operations, seven days a week through Labor Day weekend. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-16

Effectively compete for upcoming Corps projects

Businesses interested in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work have two opportunities to learn about future projects and how to compete for them. The Corps will host two separate Industry Day events: April 26 and 27. Both events will be at the 911 Federal Building at 911 NE 11th Ave., Portland, Oregon. Seating is limited and registration is required. [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-16

Corps seeks comments on draft EA for Columbia Stock Ranch Ecosystem Restoration Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Columbia Stock Ranch Ecosystem Restoration Project to restore hydrologic connectivity between the Columbia Stock Ranch project site and the Columbia River. [Read More]
Published: Apr-08-16

LePage and Plymouth parks open April 1

LePage and Plymouth Parks, on the Columbia River above John Day Dam, are scheduled to open April 1 for the 2016 recreation season. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation day use fee have changed. [Read More]
Published: Mar-24-16

Corps, OWRD seek input on use of Willamette reservoir storage space

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Oregon Water Resources Department are seeking public input on how water storage space in the Corps’ Willamette Valley reservoirs could be reallocated for specific uses during the summer. [Read More]
Published: Mar-08-16

Lower Columbia River annual navigation lock closure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close navigation locks at dams on the lower Columbia River in March to conduct routine annual inspections and preventative maintenance. [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-16

Corps seeks comments on Cascade Natural Gas funding proposal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Cascade Natural Gas to expedite processing of CNG’s proposal to modify a federally constructed levee. [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-16

Corps seeks comments on draft environmental assessment

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. [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-16

Riversedge Park now open for wedding and group reservations

Riversedge Park is a popular Corps of Engineers recreation area on the banks of the Rogue River just downstream from William Jess Dam and Lost Creek Lake. The park’s pavilion can now be reserved for group events, including weddings and wedding receptions. [Read More]
Published: Feb-11-16

Corps to lower Cougar Reservoir for temperature control tower repairs

The Corps will lower Cougar Reservoir to about 80 feet below its usual winter elevation to allow for urgent debris removal and repairs in Cougar Dam’s temperature control tower. [Read More]
Published: Feb-05-16

Corps awards The Dalles navigation lock contract

The Corps has awarded a $10.5 million contract to a Vancouver, Washington, company to increase navigation lock reliability and safety at The Dalles Lock and Dam. [Read More]
Published: Feb-05-16
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