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  • Plans to draw down Cunningham Lake moving forward

    OMAHA, Neb.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began drawing down Glenn Cunningham Lake Tuesday as part of a multiagency initiative to control the zebra mussels and common carp that have negatively impacted the lake’s ecosystem and to attempt to prevent from spreading to other lakes.
  • Timber stand improvement to take place on Lake Yankton Island.

    A timber stand improvement project will take place on 82 acres of the Lake Yankton Island below Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, SD beginning November 1 and is expected to be completed by November 30. Those dates may change due to weather and other factors. Visitors should not go beyond posted closures and hunters encouraged not to leave tree stands in area.
  • Omaha District Fiscal Year 2018 year in review

    The Aurora VA Medical Center, USSTRATCOM and the Missouri River Recovery Program Environmental Impact Statement are among the many significant accomplishments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District in 2018. The District closed out the fiscal year on September 30 with a $1.29 billion program, one of the largest the district has ever managed.
  • Vegetation control to begin on Lewis & Clark Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct vegetation management activities on sandbars in the upper portion of Lewis & Clark Lake during October 2018.
  • Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement waiting period extended

    OMAHA, Neb.--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the waiting period for the final Missouri
  • Draft EA for control of zebra mussels and common carp in Glenn Cunningham Lake available for public review

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposal to control two invasive species in Omaha’s Glenn Cunningham Lake is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the impacts of drawing the lake down during the 2018 fall and winter months to freeze the zebra mussels and applying Rotenone in the remaining pools to control common carp. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than October 17, 2018.
  • Waiting period for Final Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement extended

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the waiting period for the Final Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).
  • Maintenance Activities Begin at Wagon Train and Stagecoach Reservoirs

    The US Army Corps of Engineers announced today that maintenance construction activities on the outlet works of Wagon Train and Stagecoach Dams have begun and will continue through December.
  • Road across Gavins Point Dam closed September 10, 11

    Crest Road, the road on Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 11 to perform inspections on the spillway bridge. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time.
  • Draft EA for bank stabilization project at Lake Sharpe, SD available for public comment

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposal to protect cultural sites from bank erosion within the Fort George Historic District at Lake Sharpe in Stanley County, South Dakota is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of constructing an off-shore breakwater structure to protect cultural sites from bank erosion caused by wind/wave, and ice action. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than September 21, 2018.