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Corps to issue draft Rogue Water Management Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will issue its draft Rogue Basin summer water management plan next week for public review and comment [Read More]
Published: May-18-16

Memorial Day weekend marks reopening of Philippi Park

Philippi Park, a long-time favorite recreation area on the John Day River about 3 miles southeast of John Day Lock and Dam, will reopen to yearly summer use on May 27, 2016. [Read More]
Published: May-18-16

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-12-16

Columbia River estuary ecosystem restoration project environmental assessment available for com

Revised Comment Period: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Columbia Stock Ranch Ecosystem Restoration Project to restore hydrologic connectivity between the Columbia Stock Ranch project site and the Columbia River. [Read More]
Published: Apr-25-16

Avery Park (West) Limited to Day Use and Walk-In Only

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has temporarily limited access to the west portion of Avery Park, to day use and walk-in only. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-16

The Dalles Dam Visitor Center and Tours Reopen for Summer

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites guests to visit The Dalles Dam Visitor Center and tour the dam this summer. The Dalles Dam Visitor Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday, between May 1 and Memorial Day weekend. After Memorial Day, the center begins daily operations, seven days a week through Labor Day weekend. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-16

Effectively compete for upcoming Corps projects

Businesses interested in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work have two opportunities to learn about future projects and how to compete for them. The Corps will host two separate Industry Day events: April 26 and 27. Both events will be at the 911 Federal Building at 911 NE 11th Ave., Portland, Oregon. Seating is limited and registration is required. [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-16

Corps seeks comments on draft EA for Columbia Stock Ranch Ecosystem Restoration Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Columbia Stock Ranch Ecosystem Restoration Project to restore hydrologic connectivity between the Columbia Stock Ranch project site and the Columbia River. [Read More]
Published: Apr-08-16

LePage and Plymouth parks open April 1

LePage and Plymouth Parks, on the Columbia River above John Day Dam, are scheduled to open April 1 for the 2016 recreation season. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation day use fee have changed. [Read More]
Published: Mar-24-16

Corps, OWRD seek input on use of Willamette reservoir storage space

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Oregon Water Resources Department are seeking public input on how water storage space in the Corps’ Willamette Valley reservoirs could be reallocated for specific uses during the summer. [Read More]
Published: Mar-08-16

Lower Columbia River annual navigation lock closure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close navigation locks at dams on the lower Columbia River in March to conduct routine annual inspections and preventative maintenance. [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-16

Corps seeks comments on Cascade Natural Gas funding proposal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Cascade Natural Gas to expedite processing of CNG’s proposal to modify a federally constructed levee. [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-16

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
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