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Welcome to the Portland District Media Relations Department, an information hub for journalists and media organizations. If you are not a journalist and have a question about a program, permit, or mission area of the Portland District, please contact the Public Affairs Office via email at cenwp-pa@usace.army.mil or by phone at 503-808-4510.

Tom Conning

Public Affairs Specialist
edward.t.conning@usace.army.mil
503-808-4516
503-403-9378

Program Areas

  • Willamette Valley
  • Fish Programs
  • Emergency Management
  • Section 408 Permits
  • VA Medical Center Construction

 

John Morgan

Public Affairs Specialist
John.L.Morgan@usace.army.mil
503-808-4514 (o)
503-403-8572 (c)

Program Areas

  • Rogue River Basin
  • Environmental Restoration
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Recreation
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • Tribal Relationships

 

Latest News


Corps makes new changes to camping along Columbia River

Beginning Nov. 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close all primitive camping areas for the season at The Dalles and John Day dams. These closures are part of a new camping policy the Corps is implementing this year.
yesterday

Winter changes to Lower Columbia River recreational lock schedule

Recreational boaters who need to move through the three lower Columbia River dams’ locks must do so during daylight hours, on request. This change began September 30 and will continue until May 15, 2021 at Bonneville, The Dalles and John Day. This is an annual and a regularly scheduled part of operations during the winter season.
8 days ago

Upcoming repairs closes North Jetty road

Announcing road closure ahead of road repairs. North Jetty Road will partially close for approximately seven days beginning October 23, likely impacting access to the East Parking Lot near Waikiki Beach contractors repave and repair the road.
8 days ago

Historic wildfires test Corps’ Willamette Valley projects

The wildfires that closed in on the Corps’ 13-dam system in the Willamette Valley caused minor damage at four dam sites.
13 days ago

Corps, utilities restore power to McKenzie River area after Holiday Farm Fire

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and several utilities successfully bring reliable power to the McKenzie River, Oregon area using Cougar Dam, Oct. 6. Lane Electric, Petersen Cat, Bonneville Power Administration and the Corps worked to “island” Blue River with the nearby dam.
16 days ago
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