News Releases

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
1/4/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 15...
Omaha District awards contract for phase four development of Lake Zorinsky maintenance corridor
10/16/2023 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Contracting Division recently awarded a contract to Caliburnus Services LLC to create a maintenance corridor along the northern portion of the federal...
USACE, Reclamation to co-host ribbon cutting ceremony for Lower Yellowstone diversion dam, fish passage project
7/20/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will co-host an official ribbon cutting ceremony on July 26, at 11:00 a.m. on Joe’s Island near Glendive to...
Oahe Project Resumes Powerhouse Tours; Visitor Center Summer Hours Set
6/7/2022 UPDATED
The Oahe Project is once again offering tours of the Oahe Powerhouse.Public walk-in tours will be available Tuesday through Saturday beginning May 28 or June 4 and ending on September 6. Tours will...
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...