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Corps extends comment period for Columbia River salmonid predation draft EIS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has 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

Corps finalizes 2014 Rogue water management plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized its plan for 2014 summer water management operations at its Rogue Basin dams. [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-14

Free fishing clinic at Spearfish Park June 14

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to a family fishing event at Spearfish Park, near Dallesport, Washington, on June 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. [Read More]
Published: Jun-06-14

Corps seeks comments on draft Rogue water management plan

We're seeking public comments on our draft plan for summer water management operations at our Rogue Basin dams. [Read More]
Published: May-23-14

Cottage Grove pool hosts Water Safety Play Day

The Warren H. Daugherty Aquatic Center in Cottage Grove, Ore., will host a Water Safety Play Day Saturday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn about swimming and boating safety through a variety of fun activities at this free event. [Read More]
Published: May-22-14

Corps of Engineers begins seasonal tours at The Dalles Dam

The visitor center will be open weekends until mid-June. Beginning June 16, the visitor center will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Labor Day. After Labor Day the visitor center resumes its weekend schedule until it closes Sept. 28. The visitor center will reopen in May 2015. Weekend tours will be offered until the visitor center closes for the winter. [Read More]
Published: May-20-14

Corps to hold Foster Reservoir lower this summer

Foster Reservoir has been filled to an elevation of 635 feet above sea level for the summer of 2014; about two feet lower than usual. [Read More]
Published: May-13-14

Corps seeks comments on regional general permit

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking the public to comment on a proposal to reissue a regional general permit authorizing the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Bureau of Land Management to conduct aquatic habitat restoration activities within the state of Oregon. [Read More]
Published: May-09-14

Corps seeks comments on environmental assessment of Creswell water supply proposal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its draft environmental assessment of a proposal to supply 437 acre-feet of surplus water to the City of Creswell, Ore. [Read More]
Published: May-06-14

Linn County Parks takes over Foster marina, RV park

Linn County Parks and Recreation Department assumed management of the Edgewater RV Resort and Marina at Foster Reservoir effective May 2. [Read More]
Published: May-05-14

Summer recreational vessel 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. [Read More]
Published: May-05-14

The Dalles Dam Visitor Center opens for summer

Beginning May 2, The Dalles Dam Visitor Center will be open to the public Friday through Sunday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Apr-21-14

Corps to host Rogue water management planning call

We will hold our next conference call April 24 at 1:30 p.m. to plan Rogue River Basin Project summer water management operations. This is an interagency work session, but the public is welcome to listen in. [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-14
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