From left to right: Park Ranger Sara Emrick, Natural Resources Manager David LaDouceur, and Park Ranger Amber Tilton (now public affairs spokesperson for the Corps) pose for a group photo at a past eagle watch event. Since 2010 park rangers at The Dalles Lock & Dam have hosted an annual Eagle Watch from The Dalles Dam Visitor Center.
The crew of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' dredge vessel, the Yaquina, stands together as the vessel is in dry dock in September 2023. Members of the Yaquina crew rescued a woman from the river after she'd fallen into the currents several miles upriver.
Lyle Wold at his desk in the Portland District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters office in downtown Portland, Oregon. Wold is a project controller in the Programs Management Branch. (USACE Photo by Amber Tilton, Public Affairs Specialist)


Columbia River locks shut down for annual maintenance
The $23 billion of commerce that flows along the Columbia River will pause for two weeks beginning March 2 as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Portland District closes three navigation locks...
The Dalles Dam Hosts 14th Annual Eagle Watch
The Dalles Dam invites the public to their 14th annual Eagle Watch event on Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. During the month of January, The Dalles Dam Visitor Center will be open every Tuesday through...
From Villain to Victor: History of the Bald Eagle Watch
Bald eagle watches are a popular winter event in many states with wintering eagle populations. Watches began after eagle populations crashed in the 1960s to share information about challenges...

Public Notices

Corps Posts the Willamette Valley Project National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 Programmatic Agreement Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Report
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Portland District entered into a programmatic agreement with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the Oregon State Historic Preservation...
30-Day Public Review Period Open for Draft Environmental Assessment to Install New Fish Friendly Turbines at John Day Dam
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is seeking public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for John Day Turbine...
Bradford Island Restoration Advisory Board Meets Feb 13
The next Bradford Island Federal Facility National Priorities Site Listing Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) is scheduled for Tuesday, February 13, 2024, from 5-7 p.m. via Zoom...