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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

Corps seeks comments on Mount St. Helens draft supplemental environmental impact statement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-14

Corps hosts evening webinar on Columbia River salmonid predation draft EIS

We are hosting an evening seminar at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, discussing the draft EIS and preferred alternative for reducing predation on Endangered Species Act-listed fish in the Columbia River estuary. [Read More]
Published: Aug-12-14

Corps extends comment period for Columbia River salmonid predation draft EIS

We have extended the public comment period to Aug. 19, 2014, for the draft EIS to reduce predation on juvenile fish listed under the Endangered Species Act by double-crested cormorants in the Columbia River estuary. [Read More]
Published: Jul-24-14

Bonneville Lock and Dam navlock visitor center closes July 28

Bonneville Lock and Dam’s Navigation Lock Visitor Center will close July 28 due to construction at the navigation lock; it isn't expected to re-open during the 2014 recreation season. [Read More]
Published: Jul-23-14

Corps hosts webinars, Astoria open house on Columbia River salmonid predation draft EIS

We are hosting two webinars and a second open house in Astoria, Ore., discussing the draft Environmental Impact Statement and the preferred alternative 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: Jul-14-14

MCR North Jetty access restricted beginning fall 2014

The public will not have access to the North Jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River beginning in October 2014 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins the next phase of its major rehabilitation of the jetty system. [Read More]
Published: Jun-27-14

Columbia River dredging begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will start dredging operations in the lower Columbia River in July. The dredging is part of the Corps' annual river maintenance intended to keep the federal navigation channel safe for commercial shipping. [Read More]
Published: Jun-25-14

Corps seeks comments on proposed Wahkiakum Ferry channel project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the draft environmental assessment for the proposed Wahkiakum Ferry federal navigation channel realignment and widening. The channel is in the Columbia River at river mile 43.5 in Wahkiakum County, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Jun-20-14

Corps seeks comments on Port of Morrow park proposal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its proposal to lease approximately 50 acres to the Port of Morrow near Boardman, Ore., for development as an outdoor recreation park. [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-14

Corps seeks comments on Columbia River salmonid predation Draft Environmental Impact Statement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on a draft 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: Jun-12-14
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