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The Dalles Dam Visitor Center opens for summer

Beginning May 2, The Dalles Dam Visitor Center will be open to the public Friday through Sunday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Apr-21-14

Corps to host Rogue water management planning call

We will hold our next conference call April 24 at 1:30 p.m. to plan Rogue River Basin Project summer water management operations. This is an interagency work session, but the public is welcome to listen in. [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-14

Col. Jose Aguilar assumes command of Corps' Portland District

On April 15, 2014, Col. Jose Aguilar assumed command from Lt. Col. Glenn Pratt who served as commander of Portland District since Dec. 4, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Apr-15-14

The Dalles rangers celebrate Earth Day with Seufert Park clean up

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to join its park rangers for the annual Earth Day event at The Dalles Dam Visitor Center and Seufert Park April 27. [Read More]
Published: Apr-10-14

Corps seeks comments on draft EA for Columbia River federal navigation channel operations and maintenance dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its draft environmental assessment for Columbia River federal navigation channel operations and maintenance dredging; responses should include the public notice number CENWP-PM-E-14-05 and date. All comments postmarked by May 4, 2014, will be considered. [Read More]
Published: Apr-04-14

Corps of Engineers limits services at John Day Dam's Roosevelt Park

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will limit the services available to visitors at Roosevelt Park near Roosevelt, Wash., beginning this month. [Read More]
Published: Apr-03-14

Corps permanently closes roadside camping at Green Peter Reservoir

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is permanently closing roadside camping at Green Peter Reservoir northeast of Sweet Home, Ore. [Read More]
Published: Mar-31-14

Corps releases final Environmental Assessment for Caspian tern nesting habitat management

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week released its final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Caspian Tern nesting habitat management on East Sand Island. [Read More]
Published: Mar-25-14

Corps to host Rogue water management planning call

The Corps and its partners will hold their next conference call Mar. 26 at 10 a.m. to plan Rogue River Basin Project summer water management operations. The public is welcome to listen in. [Read More]
Published: Mar-24-14

Corps seeks volunteer campground hosts for Plymouth and LePage parks

We're looking for friendly, customer service-oriented volunteers at Plymouth Park in Plymouth, Wash., and LePage Park near Rufus, Ore., to assist visitors and help maintain the grounds during the 2014 recreation season. [Read More]
Published: Mar-17-14

The Dalles Dam hosts an amazing race, geocache style

Park rangers at The Dalles Lock and Dam invite the public to take part in an amazing race, geocache style, between 1 and 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 29 at Seufert and Patterson parks. This would be a good introduction to geocaching for those unfamiliar with this GPS-centered sport. [Read More]
Published: Mar-06-14

Foster Reservoir spring refill altered

Foster Reservoir’s normal spring refill schedule will change slightly this year to accommodate ongoing fish passage research. [Read More]
Published: Mar-03-14

Safety concerns result in Lone Pine Islands closure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close all but the southwestern most extent of the Lone Pine Islands, located directly downstream of The Dalles Lock and Dam, to public access. [Read More]
Published: Feb-26-14

Corps' Willamette Valley Project headquarters moves to downtown Eugene

The headquarters of our Willamette Valley Project has moved from Lookout Point Dam to the Eugene Federal Building. The project's main phone number has changed to 541-684-4300. All Corps Willamette Valley offices can be reached through this number. [Read More]
Published: Feb-25-14

Corps offers initial Rogue Basin water projections

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' initial projections are that 2014 water supplies at Lost Creek and Applegate reservoirs may be lower than last year’s. [Read More]
Published: Feb-25-14

South Santiam River users may see green dye near Foster Dam

South Santiam River users downstream of Foster Dam near Sweet Home, Ore., may notice green dye in the river early in March. [Read More]
Published: Feb-21-14

Columbia-Snake River navigation locks close for annual maintenance in March

Eight navigation locks on the Columbia and Snake rivers close to all river traffic at 6 a.m. Sat., March 1, 2014; scheduled re-opening is planned for March 15 for Columbia River locks and March 22 for Snake River locks. [Read More]
Published: Feb-15-14

Corps of Engineers dams capturing storm runoff, reservoirs filling

Large federal reservoirs are seeing the effects of recent back-to-back heavy rainstorms drenching the Willamette Valley, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to increase water releases from most of its dams this weekend in order to preserve storage space for future storms. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-14

Corps seeks comments on revised draft EA for John Day mitigation project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its revised draft environmental assessment for the John Day Mitigation Project; responses should include the public notice number CENWP-PM-E-14-04 and date. All comments postmarked by Feb. 28, 2014, will be considered. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-14

Bonneville Dam hosts Great Electrifying Event at Washington Shore Visitor Center on Feb. 22, 2014

Bonneville Lock and Dam will host its fourth annual Great Electrifying Event on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Washington Shore Visitor Center. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-14
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