News Releases

Archive: 2013
  • The Dalles Dam hosts 4th annual Eagle Watch

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites area residents and visitors to catch a glimpse of the American bald eagle at the fourth annual “Dam Eagle Watch.”
  • Lt. Col. Glenn Pratt assumes command of Corps' Portland District

    Lt. Col. Glenn O. Pratt became District Commander of the Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at a ceremony Dec. 4, 2013 in Portland, Ore.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees for veterans and service members, and their families, at USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11.
  • Corps seeks CRC funding comments

    Seeking public comment on a plan to accept funds from Oregon's Dept. of Transportation for review of permits related to the Columbia River Crossing Project. (Re-published from initial posting on Oct. 1, 2013).
  • Furloughs impact Corps regulatory offices

    Due to the government shutdown, regulatory offices will be minimally staffed, and unable to evaluate individual permit applications, pre-construction notifications for nationwide permit or regional general permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after funding is received.
  • Corps parks to close, vital services to continue

    Parks, campgrounds and visitor centers operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers across Oregon and southwestern Washington are closed until further notice, the agency announced today.
  • Foster Reservoir water levels to drop rapidly

    The Corps alerts boaters, fishers and other visitors to faster-than-usual drop in water levels at Foster Reservoir in October; the draw-down sets the reservoir at its winter flood control elevation.
  • Corps seeks comments on Dairy Creek draft environmental assessment

    Public comments are sought on a draft environmental assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact for proposed environmental restoration on Sauvie Island.
  • Corps invites volunteers to improve Foster Lake trail

    Local volunteers are invited to roll up their sleeves Saturday, Sept. 28, and devote a morning to cleaning up the shoreline and improving a trail along Foster Lake near Sweet Home, Ore.
  • Fern Ridge controlled burn may impact Highway 126

    The Corps alerts motorists in the Eugene, Ore., area that a controlled ecological burn planned for southeast of Fern Ridge Reservoir this week may cause intermittent delays to traffic on Oregon State Highway 126 between Eugene and Veneta.

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