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2015


Yellowstone River Cumulative Effects Assessment Report available for comment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the draft Yellowstone River Cumulative Effects Assessment Report. The draft report presents results of analysis conducted as part of the Yellowstone River Corridor Study on the cumulative hydrologic, biological and socioeconomic impacts of human activity on the Yellowstone River. Comments must be submitted by November 6, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Oct-07-15

Reclamation schedules Lake Audubon fall drawdown

Water levels on Lake Audubon will start being lowered by the Bureau of Reclamation beginning the week of September 28 as part of annual fall drawdown operations. [Read More]
Published: Sep-25-15

Corps to begin ecosystem restoration project along Lower Boulder Creek in Boulder County, Colo.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in partnership with the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of an ecosystem restoration project along an approximately one-mile stretch of Lower Boulder Creek. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 8, starting at 12:30 p.m. MDT at the project site, which is located between N 109th Street and Kenosha Road in Boulder County approximately 3.5 miles west of the Boulder County-Weld County line and 8 miles east of the city of Boulder. [Read More]
Published: Sep-23-15

Zebra Mussels discovered at Lewis and Clark Lake

Boat inspections increase around Lewis and Clark Lake and the Missouri River as Lewis and Clark Lake was declared "Infested" for zebra mussels. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-15

Gavins Point Dam Road Closed September 15 – September 16, 2015

Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed 8 a.m. Tuesday, September 15 through 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2015. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: Sep-14-15

Gavins Point Dam Road Closed September 10 – September 11, 2015

Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed 8 a.m. Thursday, September 10 through 5 p.m. Friday, September 11, 2015 This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: Sep-09-15

Public meeting scheduled on Willow Creek and Boyer River feasibility study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Missouri Valley, will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Rand Community Center, 100 S. 4th Street, Missouri Valley, Iowa. The meeting will run from 4:30 to 7 p.m. with a brief formal presentation at 5:30 p.m. describing the study followed by an open house. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated Willow Creek/Boyer River feasibility study. [Read More]
Published: Aug-26-15

Gavins Point Dam Road Closed August 31 – September 4, 2015

Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed 8 a.m. Monday, August 31 through noon Friday, September 4, 2015. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: Aug-25-15

Vegetation control to begin on Missouri River sandbars between Garrison Dam and Lake Oahe headwaters, N.D.

During September, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct vegetation management activities on sandbars in the Missouri River between Garrison Dam and the Hazelton Boat Ramp on Lake Oahe (river miles 1381 to 1278). The Bismarck-Mandan river reach (river miles 1325 to 1310), the Wilton/Steckel boat ramp at river mile 1343.6, and river miles 1364 and 1363 north of Washburn, N.D. will not be sprayed. This work is being done to keep the sandbars free of vegetation and usable by the endangered interior least tern and threatened piping plover for nesting. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-15

Vegetation control to begin on Missouri River sandbars between Pickstown, S.D. and Ponca, Neb.

During September, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct vegetation management activities on sandbars in the Missouri River between Pickstown, SD and Ponca, Neb. Approximately 700 acres have been identified for treatment in 2015 by a team of federal and state representatives. This work is being done to keep the sandbars free of vegetation and usable by the endangered interior least tern and threatened piping plover for nesting. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-15
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