Video Tours & Stories
Bonneville Dam Virtual Tour
Join Natural Resource Manager Greg Webb on a virtual tour of Bonneville Lock & Dam. Soar over Bonneville Dam and see the many different sites and projects we have at this historic structure. Whether you want to visit from the comfort of your home or get your bearings before you arrive onsite, this virtual tour is the perfect overview of the area.
The 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens
When Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980, it was the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in U.S. history. Learn more about the eruption and its aftermath with Park Ranger Tessa Rough.
USACE's Response to a Volcanic Disaster
One of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ missions is disaster response, and the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens was one example. Join Park Ranger Heather Monti to learn more about how the Army Corps faced this challenge head-on to protect communities and restore commerce on the Columbia River.
The Sediment Retention Structure
One of the impacts of the Mount St. Helens eruption in 1980 was the massive amount of sediment that resulted from the largest landslide in recorded history. Join Park Ranger Tessa Rough to learn how the Army Corps of Engineers manages sediment on the Toutle River to reduce flood risk for downstream communities.
Bigger Picture: USACE's Missions
USACE’s response to Mount St. Helens eruption and other disasters is just one of the agency’s many missions. Join Park Ranger Heather Monti to learn how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers helps support our nation through its civil works missions.
Let's Talk Trash
We need your help keep the Columbia River Gorge and facilities at Bonneville Lock & Dam beautiful. If you pack it in, pack it out! Increased use and enjoyment of Oregon and Washington's scenic areas often comes with increased trash. The Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies and organizations joined a collaborative effort led by Ready Set Gorge to remind visitors to pack out their trash.