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  • November

    Corps performs field studies at Willamette Valley dams

    Construction crews are on site at Hills Creek Dam as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins field investigation at some of its dams. The investigations at Hills Creek, Cougar and Lookout Point dams will give the Corps additional information to better understand conditions within the dams and in their foundations.
  • October

    Corps talks upcoming projects with potential contractors

    Business representatives interested in working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are invited to the upcoming fiscal year 17 Industry Day. Those who attend will learn about future Corps projects and how to compete for them. The event is Nov. 2 at the 911 Federal Building at 911 N.E. 11th Ave., Portland, Oregon. Seating is limited and registration is required.
  • September

    Prescribed burning begins near Dorena Reservoir

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners are planning controlled ecological burns near Dorena Reservoir this fall. The burns will take place on 28 acres of land north of Bake Stewart Park, east of the Row River and west of Row River Road.
  • ‘On-request’ recreational lockage service begins Sept. 16 for boaters on Snake, Columbia rivers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins its winter recreational vessel lock schedule Sept. 16. Recreational boaters may lock past dams on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers almost any time during daylight hours.
  • Plant a tree, camp for free

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites volunteers to roll up their sleeves and devote Sept. 24 to planting trees and shrubs and improving parks at Cottage Grove Reservoir. The event supports National Public Lands Day--the nation’s largest annual, single-day volunteer restoration effort for America’s public lands.
  • Safety alert: Corps construction near The Dalles Dam North Shore boat launch may cause delays

    Access to the North Shore boat launch may be delayed due to construction until the estimated completion in March 2017.