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Corps seeks input for Papio Lakes master plan revision
6/9/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, invites the public to provide input and make comments for the upcoming master plan revision of the Papillion Creek and Tributaries Lakes project -...
Army Corps of Engineers modifying operations at recreation areas due to Coronavirus
3/20/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it has begun the orderly shutdown of all USACE-managed campgrounds to protect against the further spread of coronavirus disease 2019...
Corps closes visitor centers, suspends tours
3/18/2020
Due to health and safety precautions regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Omaha District Visitor Centers will be closed and all public group tours and events and have...
Contract awarded for development of Zorinsky Lake firebreak and maintenance corridor
10/3/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Missouri River Project Office recently awarded a $254,250 contract for the creation of a firebreak and maintenance corridor along the southern portion of the federal...
Campers now able to reserve sites at USACE Lakes in the Black Hills
4/25/2019 UPDATED
Visitors wishing to enjoy nights under the stars at either Cottonwood Springs or Cold Brook Lake will now be able to reserve campsites up to and including the day of arrival through recreation.gov...
Plans to draw down Cunningham Lake moving forward
10/30/2018
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...
Maintenance Activities Begin at Wagon Train and Stagecoach Reservoirs
9/13/2018
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...
Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns
6/29/2017
     OMAHA, Neb. – More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) asks you to please play it safe while on, in, or near the water...
While Enjoying America’s Waterways Play It Safe
5/22/2017
Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) encourages you to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that you wear them...
Prize competition seeks ideas to better estimate the water storage capacity of reservoirs
2/22/2017
The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking problem solvers to develop new or improved analytical methods for estimating the water storage capacity and/or sedimentation volume of reservoirs managed by...