The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold its 34th meeting August 9-11, 2016 in La Vista, NE. Members of the public will have an opportunity during each daily session to address the Committee and the lead federal agencies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program (MRRP).
In a historic military tradition, command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District transferred today from Col. Andrew D. Sexton to Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen. In a ceremony at the national World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., Guttormsen received the traditional guidon from Sexton thus assuming command of the district.
Melvern, Kan.— The U.S Army Corps of Engineers announce the existence of a blue-green algae bloom at the Outlet Campground River Pond downstream of Melvern Lake. Blue-green algae identification tests and toxin tests have confirmed the presence of the algae.
Warsaw, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announce the 2016 duck blind drawing is Saturday, Aug. 27.