Environmental Compliance: The purpose of the Environmental Compliance Program is to assure that Corps facilities meet environmental standards, support and promote pollution prevention while continually improving the stewardship of natural and cultural resources. NAD employs a cadre Environmental Compliance Coordinators who provide direction and support for the flood risk management, navigation, recreation, environmental stewardship and
water supply missions.
Stewardship - NAD manages Natural Resources, wetlands, forests and lakes on over 100,000 acres of land in 13 states. Stewardship responsibilities include conservation of rare and endangered species, protection of wetlands, multiple use of projects lands and forests, wildlife management and land use planning.
Water Safety - The goal of the Water Safety program is to increase water safety programs and Park Ranger patrols at recreation areas and public swim beaches. Water Safety is promoted through the use of Special Events, Interpretive Services Outreach and Visitor Assistance training.
Park Rangers - The RCX-PARKS goal is to develop, train and promote a capable workforce of Park Rangers to manage completed projects. NAD employs and trains over 150 Park Rangers and Managers including biologists, foresters, civil engineers, landscape architects, natural resource managers and outdoor recreation planner§i. Professional skills are enhanced through the use of ranger conferences, peer review, membership in professional organization and participation on national leadership teams, committees and user goups.