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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

Great Electrifying Event lights up Bonneville Lock and Dam

Bonneville Lock and Dam's annual Great Electrifying Event shows how the dam keeps the Northwest powered up. Hands on activities and videos demonstrate the basics of electricity and how it's made, while powerhouse tours give an up close look at Bonneville's hydropower generators. This free event is great for kids and adults. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-16

Fish tests delay Foster Reservoir spring refill

Foster Reservoir will refill on a different schedule again this year to accommodate fish passage research. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-16

Corps accepts funds to evaluate impacts of proposed pipeline project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District has announced it will accept funds from Northwest Natural Gas to consider if the proposed North Mist pipeline project will impact a federal levee near Clatskanie, Oregon. [Read More]
Published: Feb-03-16

Eagle Watch at the The Dalles Dam

The eagles have landed! The Dalles Dam Visitor Center will be open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 for the Corps’ sixth annual Dam Eagle Watch. [Read More]
Published: Jan-13-16

Enjoy winter recreation at Bonneville Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites you to enjoy some great winter recreation opportunities for you and your family at Bonneville Lock and Dam. [Read More]
Published: Dec-22-15

Corps seeks comments on Jordan Cove Energy Project permit review funding proposal

The Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. to review potential effects to the Coos Bay Federal Navigation Channel. [Read More]
Published: Dec-02-15

Corps releases final Environmental Assessment for Columbia River navigation channel maintenance

The final environmental assessment for continued maintenance of the Columbia River federal navigation channel is available. The maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. [Read More]
Published: Dec-02-15

Corps closes West Avery Park

The Corps has closed the west portion of Avery Park near Wishram, Washington. The east portion of the park remains open. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-15

Santiam reservoir levels expected to keep dropping

Detroit and Green Peter reservoirs on the North and Middle Santiam rivers are likely to recede below their minimum conservation elevations as early as next week. [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-15

Corps announces Columbia River winter recreational vessel lockage schedule

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins its winter recreational vessel lock schedule for its Columbia River dams Sept. 15. [Read More]
Published: Sep-14-15

Corps invites volunteers to improve Foster Lake

Roll up your sleeves and devote Saturday morning, Sept. 26 to improving the parks, shoreline and trail around Foster Lake. [Read More]
Published: Sep-11-15

Volunteers needed for Rogue River Clean-Up

Celebrate National Public Lands Day and the National River Cleanup by giving back to your watershed. Join the fall Rogue River Clean-Up, Saturday, Sept. 26. [Read More]
Published: Sep-10-15

Corps to present Lost Creek, Applegate dam failure inundation maps

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide the opportunity for residents and business owners along the Rogue and Applegate rivers to view dam failure inundation maps in Shady Cove and Grants Pass. [Read More]
Published: Sep-10-15

Geocache with a park ranger at The Dalles Lock and Dam Visitor Center Sept. 12

Enjoy an afternoon walk, geocache style, and learn about local history while treasure hunting at The Dalles Lock and Dam Visitor Center Sept. 12. [Read More]
Published: Sep-03-15

Army Corps of Engineers supports new “Every Kid in a Park” recreation initiative

A variety of fun opportunities to get fourth graders outside are available at Portland District’s recreation areas in Oregon and southwest Washington. Every Kid in a Park gives fourth graders free access to hundreds of parks, lands and water for an entire year. [Read More]
Published: Sep-02-15

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. [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-15
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