Signing Willamette Valley programmatic agreement
Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commander Col. Mike Helton (right) and Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Chrissy Curran sign a new programmatic agreement May 31 at the Corps’ Foster Dam that will enhance the protection of historic and cultural resources across the Willamette Valley. The 10-year document, which the Corps developed through groundbreaking consultation with tribal nations, partner agencies, and local heritage-focused organizations, will create efficiency as the Corps works to minimize its effects on the region’s shared, public heritage resources while carrying out critical projects.

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