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Corps alerts public to establishment of Danger Zone

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is establishing a Danger Zone in the Pacific Ocean offshore of Camp Rilea, Clatsop County, Oregon. The danger zone will be in force only during weapons range training activities scheduled and managed by Oregon National Guard personnel at Camp Rilea. [Read More]
Published: Feb-25-15

Corps of Engineers seeks comments on Oregon LNG permit review funding proposal

The Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Clatsop Diking Improvement Company #9 on behalf of Oregon Liquefied Natural Gas. The Portland District will review Oregon LNG’s proposed request to modify federally constructed flood risk reduction projects and the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. [Read More]
Published: Feb-24-15

Corps releases Columbia River Salmonid Predation Final Environmental Impact Statement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released the final Environmental Impact Statement to reduce predation on juvenile salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act by a large population of double-crested cormorants in the Columbia River estuary. [Read More]
Published: Feb-06-15

Corps warns boaters of Lost Creek Reservoir debris

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warns boaters that a large amount of floating debris has accumulated at the upper end of Lost Creek Reservoir. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-15

Construction to begin in Lakeside Park

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is removing old, deteriorating restrooms at Cottage Grove Reservoir's Lakeside Park and replacing them with more efficient vault-style toilets. [Read More]
Published: Jan-16-15

Eagle Watch at The Dalles Dam Visitor Center scheduled: Jan. 24

Catch a glimpse of the American bald eagle during the Corps’ fifth annual Dam Eagle Watch on Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Dalles Dam Visitor Center in The Dalles, Oregon. [Read More]
Published: Jan-02-15

Construction to begin in Schwarz Park

Users of Schwarz Park near Cottage Grove, Ore., will have their serenity temporarily disrupted by minor construction over the next few weeks. [Read More]
Published: Dec-05-14

Bonneville Dam Bradford Island Visitor Center temporary closure extended to Dec. 8

Bonneville Lock and Dam’s Bradford Island Visitor Center remains closed until Dec. 8, during repairs to the bridge crossing the Bradford Island fish ladder, the primary entrance to the visitor center. [Read More]
Published: Dec-04-14

McGregor Park offers fall nature experience

If you’re looking to venture outdoors this fall and enjoy what nature has to offer, consider McGregor Park at Lost Creek Lake. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-14

Corps seeks comments on Fall Creek fish facility

The Corps is seeking public comments on its draft environmental assessment of the proposed Fall Creek Dam and Reservoir Adult Fish Facility Upgrade. [Read More]
Published: Nov-12-14

Environment, sense of community restored at Westmoreland Park

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the City of Portland to restore the portion of Crystal Springs Creek that flows through Westmoreland Park in southeast Portland. The Corps removed a man-made duck pond and restored the area to a natural wetland. Restoring ecosystems and improving watershed health are important Corps missions. [Read More]
Published: Oct-22-14

Corps seeks comments on Fall Creek drawdown

The Corps is seeking public comments on its draft environmental assessment of downstream fish enhancements for juvenile salmonids at Fall Creek Dam east of Eugene, Ore. [Read More]
Published: Oct-07-14

Corps extends comment period for Mount St. Helens EIS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period to Oct. 21 for a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. [Read More]
Published: Oct-07-14

Fern Ridge controlled burn may impact Highway 126

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers alerts motorists in the Eugene, Ore., area that a controlled ecological burn planned for southeast of Fern Ridge Reservoir today may cause intermittent delays to traffic on Oregon State Highway 126 between Eugene and Veneta. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-14

A Season to Celebrate: 2014 Salmon Returns Break Multiple Modern-Day Records

The region’s iconic salmon shattered modern-day records this year, returning to the Columbia River Basin in the highest numbers since fish counting began at Bonneville Dam more than 75 years ago. [Read More]
Published: Sep-30-14

Corps starts Green Peter Dam spillway gate rehab

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will rehabilitate one of Green Peter Dam’s two spillway gates September 2014 through February 2015, improving the dam’s ability to help reduce flood damage to South Santiam River communities. [Read More]
Published: Sep-15-14

Winter lockage schedule begins Sept. 16

The Corps of Engineers begins its winter recreational vessel lock schedule for its Columbia River dams Sept. 16, when recreational vessels may lock through on request only during daylight hours. [Read More]
Published: Sep-15-14

Corps places Coyote Island Terminal permit application review on hold

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has placed on hold its review of Coyote Island Terminals, LLC’s application for a Department of the Army permit to construct a shipping terminal facility on the Columbia River at the Port of Morrow near Boardman, Ore. [Read More]
Published: Sep-15-14

Corps answers questions about sediment from Mount St. Helens

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public informational meeting to discuss its draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. [Read More]
Published: Sep-09-14

Reminder: Hunting not allowed on most Corps lands

With waterfowl hunting season beginning Sept. 6, the Corps urges all hunters to respect the boundaries of Corps projects when they are hunting in these areas. [Read More]
Published: Sep-05-14
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