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]
Foster Reservoir’s normal spring refill schedule will change slightly this year to accommodate ongoing fish passage research. [Read More]
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]
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.
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]
South Santiam River users downstream of Foster Dam near Sweet Home, Ore., may notice green dye in the river early in March. [Read More]
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.
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]
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]
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]
Seeking public comments on a draft environmental assessment of proposed recreation improvements at Green Peter Reservoir northeast of Sweet Home, Ore. [Read More]
Seeking public comments on a draft environmental assessment of Caspian tern habitat reduction on East Sand Island in the Columbia River estuary near Chinook, Wash. [Read More]
The Corps is seeking public comments on its draft feasibility study and environmental assessment of ecosystem restoration projects in the Cedar Creek watershed in the vicinity of Springfield, Ore. [Read More]
The Big Cliff Reservoir boat ramp will remain permanently closed to vehicular traffic. Walk-in portage of boats is still allowed, and boat trailer access to Detroit Lake and the North Santiam River is available at many points within just a few miles of Big Cliff and Detroit dams.
Bonneville Lock and Dam needs volunteers on weekends during the spring, fall and winter months to help run its visitor centers, powerhouse display gallery, bookstore and Natural Resource program. [Read More]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites area residents and visitors to catch a glimpse of the American bald eagle at the fourth annual “Dam Eagle Watch.” [Read More]
Lt. Col. Glenn O. Pratt became District Commander of the Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at a ceremony Dec. 4, 2013 in Portland, Ore. [Read More]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees for veterans and service members, and their families, at USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Seeking public comment on a plan to accept funds from Oregon's Dept. of Transportation for review of permits related to the Columbia River Crossing Project. (Re-published from initial posting on Oct. 1, 2013). [Read More]
Due to the government shutdown, regulatory offices will be minimally staffed, and unable to evaluate individual permit applications, pre-construction notifications for nationwide permit or regional general permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after funding is received. [Read More]