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Oahe Downstream Recreation Area closed for annual hunt event

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area near Pierre, S.D., will be closed Saturday, Nov. 23 and Sunday, Nov. 24 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the annual Oahe Hunt. The Oahe Hunt is an annual event sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks for hunters whose mobility in by means of a wheelchair. [Read More]
Published: Nov-20-13

Contract awarded for shallow water habitat project at Middle Decatur Bend, Burt County, Neb.

An $895,000 contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa for the restoration of a backwater at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County, Neb. The proposed project will restore the connection between Middle Decatur’s backwater lake and the Missouri River. The backwater serves as shallow water habitat which provides feeding, spawning, and rearing habitat for native fish and other aquatic species. [Read More]
Published: Nov-06-13

Contract awarded for shallow water habitat project at Glovers Point Bend, Thurston County, Neb.

A $3.56 million contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District to Newt Marine Service of Dubuque, Iowa, for the construction of a backwater at Glovers Point Bend in Thurston County, Neb. The proposed project will be constructed on land owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and will result in the creation of 55 acres of shallow water habitat that is intended to benefit the federally endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish and wildlife species. [Read More]
Published: Nov-05-13

Draft Environmental Assessment for control of saltcedar and Russian olive at Fort Peck Reservoir, Mont. available for public review

A draft environmental assessment for the control of saltcedar and Russian olive at the Fort Peck Reservoir, Mont. is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of controlling the spread of these noxious weeds through aerial application of aquatically-approved herbicides for large infestations and the use of foliar, cut-stump and basal bark application methods for small areas of infestation. [Read More]
Published: Oct-23-13

Some state Regulatory offices to close during government shutdown

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Regulatory offices in Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are closing due to the absence of available federal funding. The Denver Regulatory Office in Colorado remains open to address questions and permitting issues related to the recent flooding and can be contacted at (303) 979-4120. Non-flood related permitting activity cannot take place during the government shutdown. [Read More]
Published: Oct-15-13

No ‘blanket permits’ as Corps Denver Regulatory Offices remain open to address flood-related projects

The Denver Regulatory Office remains open to address questions and permitting issues related to the recent flooding. Non-flood related permitting activity cannot take place during the government shutdown. There is no “blanket permit” for flood-related repairs. Any time work is taking place in a stream or waterway, not just when making flood repairs, landowners should contact the Corps for guidance. Landowners must obtain a Section 404 permit when one is required, for work associated with protecting and repairing flood-damaged areas. [Read More]
Published: Oct-15-13

Shutdown prompts closures at Corps-operated campgrounds and day-use parks

Within the Omaha District, which encompasses Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming, Corps-operated campgrounds and day-use parks will be closed. Corps parks leased to partner agencies and concessionaires will remain open, but cannot be supported by the Corps while the shutdown is in place. The public is encouraged to ensure their campground is not impacted before arriving. Information regarding closures and affected areas will be posted at Corps-operated campgrounds and day use areas. Maintenance and operations services, such as cleaning restrooms and vault toilets as well as trash removal, may be curtailed at several locations. [Read More]
Published: Oct-01-13

Possible nationwide closure of Corps-operated campgrounds and day-use parks

If the potential shutdown of the federal government goes into effect, Corps-operated campgrounds and day-use parks will be impacted nationwide beginning Tuesday, Oct. 1. Corps parks leased to partner agencies and concessionaires will remain open, but cannot be supported by the Corps while the shutdown is in place. Several parks in, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Nebraska and Colorado are leased to partner agencies. The public is encouraged to ensure their campground is not impacted before arriving. [Read More]
Published: Sep-30-13

Cherry Creek Reservoir releases scheduled to gradually increase

As river stages downstream of Denver continue to recede, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District will begin to gradually increase releases from Cherry Creek Dam. Releases from Cherry Creek Dam will be gradually increased over the next few days to evacuate flood control storage. On Thursday, Sept. 26, Cherry Creek Dam releases were increased from 40 cubic feet per second to 75 cfs. The releases are scheduled to be increased to 100 cfs on Monday, Sept. 30. [Read More]
Published: Sep-26-13

Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for proposed modification at Kansas and Nishnabotna Bends in Neb. available for public review

A draft supplemental environmental assessment for a proposed modification at the Kansas and Nishnabotna Bends in Nemaha and Otoe counties, Neb. is currently available for public review. The purpose of the supplemental action is to provide protection to Levee Unit R-562 by diverting overland flows from Kansas Bend away from the toe of the levee unit while allowing for continued operation of the mitigation project. [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-13
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