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Corps begins accepting some permit applications electronically

The Portland District Regulatory office is accepting electronic permit applications for several Oregon counties and some Washington ports. The list of counties and ports where electronic applications are available is at http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/Projects.aspx.
Published: Aug-21-15

Corps restricts boat access at The Dalles Navigation Lock

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has restricted boat access at the downstream navigation approach channel to lock users only.
Published: Aug-20-15

Corps seeks comments on draft environmental assessment for Columbia River navigation channel maintenance

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a draft environmental assessment for continued maintenance of the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel.
Published: Aug-07-15

Construction to close Fall Creek North Shore boat ramp

The North Shore Park and Boat Ramp at Fall Creek Reservoir will be closed from September 2015 through as late as June 2016 due to construction.
Published: Aug-06-15

Portland Mayor Hales and Corps announce environmental restoration project for lower Willamette Basin

City of Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Portland District Commander Col. Jose Aguilar announced that a plan to restore five Portland sites in the lower Willamette River basin was unanimously approved today by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, District of Columbia.
Published: Jul-30-15

Corps warns of low Lost Creek Lake levels

Water levels at Lost Creek Lake will be unusually low for the rest of the summer and into the fall.
Published: Jul-29-15

Corps calls shutterbugs to share photos promoting life jacket wear, offers prizes

This summer the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is promoting life jacket use with WEAR IT to Win It, a photo contest campaign on Facebook and Twitter.
Published: Jul-09-15

Corps to close Green Peter Dam road, adjacent parks

We will close the road over Green Peter Dam and the public areas on both ends of the dam from Aug. 31, 2015, to Feb. 15, 2016, to rehabilitate the second of the dam's two spillway gates.
Published: Jun-30-15

Celilo Park access restricted during tree trimming

Celilo Park’s lawn and restrooms may not be accessible at times June 16-18.
Published: Jun-11-15

Corps offers free fishing clinic at Spearfish Park June 6

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to a family fishing event at Spearfish Park, near Dallesport, Washington, on June 6 from 9 a.m. to noon. The event coincides with the state of Washington’s free fishing weekend and national Get Outdoors Day.
Published: Jun-01-15

Corps begins cormorant management actions at East Sand Island

he U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began preparations to manage double-crested cormorants through culling individual adult birds and oiling eggs at East Sand Island.
Published: May-22-15

Drought could impact Corps permits

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regulators say Oregon’s drought conditions could impact some project plans.
Published: May-22-15

Bonneville Dam rocks on with Geology Day May 23

Bonneville Lock and Dam invites future geologists and their families to Geology Day, May 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bradford Island Visitor Center.
Published: May-20-15

Corps to issue draft Rogue water management plan for public review

The Corps will issue its draft Rogue Basin summer water management plan next week for public review and comment.
Published: May-20-15

Columbia River summer recreational 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.
Published: May-13-15

Critical repairs beginning at MCR North Jetty

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is staging equipment and material at the North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington, to repair the 100-year-old navigation structure. The fenced area near and on the North Jetty is an active construction site and should be avoided.
Published: May-05-15

The Dalles Dam visitor center and tours reopen for summer

The Dalles Dam visitor center will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays from May 1 until Memorial Day, and then every day through Labor Day. Tours of The Dalles Dam will be offered every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. starting May 2.
Published: Apr-20-15

Corps to host Rogue water management planning call

The Corps and its partners will hold their next conference call April 21 at 2 p.m. to plan Rogue River Basin Project summer water management operations.
Published: Apr-16-15

Revised District policy promotes algae awareness; Advises: When in doubt, stay out.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Portland District is advancing public awareness of potentially
Published: Apr-13-15

Corps alerts visitors to Elk Creek construction

The Corps alerts visitors to the Elk Creek Project that construction activity will continue this spring and summer to improve public access to the area.
Published: Mar-31-15
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