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Archive: 2015

America the Beautiful federal recreation passes will be available at 8 Corps of Engineers sites in New England

CONCORD, Mass. – As of Jan. 1, 2016, approximately 240 of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers [Read More]
Published: Dec-23-15

Hurricane Sandy Three Years Later

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – On the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy striking the Northeast on Oct. 29, [Read More]
Published: Oct-28-15

Kick Off of Dyke Marsh Restoration Project, Largest Remaining Freshwater Wetlands in the Washington Metropolitan Area

The Baltimore District and the National Park Service will begin small-scale geotechnical drilling at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, the week of Oct. 19. This investigation is in preparation for a proposed interagency project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh. A 2009 study of Dyke Marsh by the NPS and the U.S. Geological Survey found that this unique ecosystem would be entirely lost by 2035 without restoration efforts. Dyke Marsh is home to more than 300 species of plants and 270 species of birds - including the only known breeding population of marsh wrens in the region. [Read More]
Published: Oct-19-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' North Atlantic Division team preparing for Hurricane Joaquin

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – As Hurricane Joaquin begins to move north, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-15

Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

Philadelphia District updates recreation plan at Francis E. Walter Dam, White Haven, PA [Read More]
Published: Jul-20-15

Army Corps awards $1.7 million contract for maintenance dredging of Cohasset Harbor in Cohasset, Mass.

New England District awards contract for Cohasset Harbor maintenance dredging. [Read More]
Published: Jul-20-15

Army Corps announces availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Feasibility Report for proposed South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Project

New York District announces availability of Draft EIS and Draft Feasibility Report for proposed South Shore of Staten Island, N.Y. Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. [Read More]
Published: Jun-19-15

Army Corps Urges Water Safety at Recreation Sites

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is teaming up with the National Safe Boating Council and other boating safety advocates across the U.S. to promote safe water recreation and responsible boating. [Read More]
Published: May-18-15

Army Corps’ Baltimore District, partners start oyster restoration in Tred Avon River, as Harris Creek Restoration nears completion

Army Corps committed to improving health of Chesapeake Bay through collaborative environmental restoration efforts. [Read More]
Published: May-07-15

Corps proposes to revise, replace statewide Maine general permit for minimal impact activities within U.S. waters

The New England District is proposing to replace and revise the statewide Maine General Permit. The revised GP would continue to authorize activities in waters of the U.S. in the state of Maine, including activities occurring within the boundaries of Indian tribal lands that have no more than minimal adverse effects on the aquatic environment. [Read More]
Published: Apr-16-15
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