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The best protection from weather-related injury or death is to monitor the weather when inclement weather is in the forecast.
Be weather aware, have a safety plan for outdoor recreation
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District reminds outdoor enthusiasts and recreationalists to be weather aware when visiting Corps lakes and recreation areas.
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Buy It Where You Burn It
Jeff Austin, Park Ranger with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District at Tuttle Creek Lake places a 'Burn It Where You Buy It - Don't Move Firewood' sign at the entrance to Tuttle Creek Cove Campground in preparation for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Natural Resource Managers are asking visitors to leave firewood at home and obtain a supply at or near the area where they intend to burn it. Help us fight invasive species - BUY IT WHERE YOU BURN IT - DON'T MOVE FIREWOOD!
The Mutt Run parking lot will remain open during construction. The construction will not affect walking or hiking access within the Mutt Run area.
Water Treatment Pump Station improvement work to keep road at Clinton Dam north outlet area closed through August 2016
The road to the Clinton Dam north outlet area is to remain closed until August 2016 when the major excavation and concrete work for improvements to the City’s Clinton Water Treatment Plant Raw Water Pump Station is completed.
The campaign that targets adult males.
Life Jackets Worn... Nobody Mourns
To heighten awareness for the use of life jackets, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently launched a new water safety campaign titled “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns.”
These passes allow holders free access to boat launches and designated swim areas managed by USACE
America the Beautiful pass
America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Interagency Passes are available for purchase at Kansas City District Lake Offices and Visitor Centers
There is also a change to the USACE annual pass fee for these facilities.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces changes in recreation day use fees
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District announced today a change to recreation day use fees charged for boat launches and swimming beaches managed by USACE.
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Every Kid in A Park!
The Every Kid in a Park initiative will provide all fourth grade students and their families with free admission for a full year to more than 2,000 federally-managed sites nationwide. Fourth graders can visit the “Get Your Pass” section of the Every Kid in a Park website at www.everykidinapark.gov and complete a fun educational activity to obtain and print a personalized voucher for unlimited use at federal lands and waters for one year. Passes are valid from Sept. 1, 2015 through Aug. 31, 2016.

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Park Visitors Asked to Leave Firewood at Home

5/19/2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Headed to one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lakes for the upcoming holiday weekend? David Hoover, a Conservation Biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is asking park visitors to leave their firewood at home. “Firewood brought from home on a weekend camping trip may harbor the invasive and highly destructive emerald ash borer,” Hoover says. “Moving firewood associated with recreational camping is one of the main ways the emerald ash borer has expanded its range.”

Open house scheduled for Clinton and Perry lakes to review seasonal plans for lake elevations

5/10/2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District at Clinton and Perry Lakes will host a combined open house to review seasonal plans for lake elevations May 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Clinton Lake project office located at 872 North 1402 Road, Lawrence, Kansas.

Be weather aware, have a safety plan for outdoor recreation

5/5/2016
With the arrival of the outdoor recreation season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District reminds outdoor enthusiasts and recreationalists to be weather aware when visiting Corps lakes and recreation areas.

Corps announces temporary bridge closures over Harlan County Dam

5/5/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District Harlan County Dam Project Office is alerting the public to intermittent temporary road closures on the bridge over the Harlan County Dam from May 15, 2016 to Sept. 15, 2016.

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