• May

    Investing in the future through leadership development

    The 2013 Omaha District Leadership Developent class comprises a diverse group originating from a variety of professions and different divisions within the District. The class includes a program manager, a public affairs specialist, a real estate specialist, a biologist, a program analyst, a geographer, an environmental resources specialist, and of course, a few engineers.
  • May 6 is "Otter Spotter Day"

    May is National Water Safety Month and May 6 has been deemed Otter Spotter Day! More than 50 cities around the country and the world have volunteers participating in the Foundation's Third Annual Otter Spotter Day. The Northwestern Division and Omaha District are showing off their Josh the Otter T-Shirts and fans.
  • April

    Friendly competition part of sturgeon broodstock collection

    Each year, personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District participate with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to assist with an effort to collect and ship reproductive-ready pallid sturgeon to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hatchery near Gavins Point Dam or Missouri Department of Conservation’s Blind Pony State Fish Hatchery.
  • Discovering a steamboat relic of Missouri River trade

    When you think of shipwrecks, it might be pirates, the ocean, sunken treasure and the stuff of movie–style wonder. But the Mighty Mo’ tells a tale with hundreds of shipwrecks of all sizes along its length. For the Corps, there are several responsibilities: regulatory permitting for construction in areas where a discovery may occur, the need to mitigate a construction project to address a discovery and the need to protect and respect the significance of a discovery among others.
  • December

    Operation Santa brings gifts and music to special local groups

    On Dec. 13, volunteers from the Northwestern Division and Omaha District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited the Glenwood Resource Center in Glenwood, Iowa. The group came carrying presents for the patients and clients, sang carols and helped with a party for the participants. Volunteers, residents and the staff at Glenwood look forward to the annual get together.

News from around USACE

Commentary: Macho men make mortal mistakes
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Steve Young's Legacy: Four Decades of Dedication at Indian Rock Dam
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ERDC’s Director of the Information Technology Laboratory Retires
5/22/2024 UPDATED
VICKSBURG, Miss. – Dr. David A. Horner, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), has retired after 40 years of civil...
Engineering With Nature: An Atlas, Volume 3 Showcases Global Innovation and Collaboration in Nature-Based Solutions
5/22/2024
The newest edition of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineering With Nature (EWN) Atlas series, Volume 3, will be released May 22, 2024. Building on the success of its predecessors, Volume...