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  • July

    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.
  • June

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.