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Invasive species pose a threat to lands and waters and can adversely impact the recreational experience of our visitors. Do you know what plants and animals can cause harm to you, your boat or the environment? Click the link below to understand a few primary invasive species the Kansas City District is currently focused on.
The fight against invasive species and how you can help
Invasive species pose a threat to lands and waters and can adversely impact the recreational experience of our visitors. Do you know what plants and animals can cause harm to you, your boat or the environment? Click the link below to understand a few primary invasive species the Kansas City District is currently focused on.
Truman Lake is the largest flood control reservoir in Missouri, with a storage capacity of more than 5 million acre-feet - an acre-foot equals 325,000 gallons. At normal pool, the Lake has a surface area of about 55,600 acres – this surface area can grow to over 200,000 acres at the top of the flood control pool. During periods of flooding, Truman Lake, operating in conjunction with other reservoirs, helps protect the lower Osage, Missouri and Mississippi River floodplains.
Truman Lake provides many opportunities to central Missouri
Truman Lake is the largest flood control reservoir in Missouri, with a storage capacity of more than 5 million acre-feet - an acre-foot equals 325,000 gallons. At normal pool, the Lake has a surface area of about 55,600 acres – this surface area can grow to over 200,000 acres at the top of the flood control pool. During periods of flooding, Truman Lake, operating in conjunction with other reservoirs, helps protect the lower Osage, Missouri and Mississippi River floodplains.
The Perry Lake public swim beach will be closed during the 2018 recreation season for public safety due to ongoing recreation upgrades. During this closure, the public is encouraged to use the beach located in the Perry State Park.
Perry Lake swim beach closed for 2018 season
The Perry Lake public swim beach will be closed during the 2018 recreation season for public safety due to ongoing recreation upgrades. During this closure, the public is encouraged to use the beach located in the Perry State Park.
Lt. Col. Brent Legreid, deputy commander, Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, joined local, state and federal officials to cut the ribbon rededicating the Milford Lake Dam on its 50th anniversary August 12, 2017.
Rededication of Milford Dam
Lt. Col. Brent Legreid, deputy commander, Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, joined local, state and federal officials to cut the ribbon rededicating the Milford Lake Dam on its 50th anniversary August 12, 2017.
Camping at Wilson Lake 2015
Wilson Lake Campsite
Camping at Wilson Lake 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, hosted a stakeholder barge tour on the Missouri River Wednesday, August 16, 2017.
Stakeholder River Tour
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, hosted a stakeholder barge tour on the Missouri River Wednesday, August 16, 2017.
Take a virtual tour of Perry Lake in Kansas.
Virtual Tour of Perry Lake
Take a virtual tour of Perry Lake in Kansas.
Lake View Shelter is located near the Jerry Litton Visitor Center.  It is available for use first come first served, or a non-refundable $50 reservation fee.  Contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at 816-532-0174 for additional information.
Lake View Shelter at Smithville Lake
Lake View Shelter is located near the Jerry Litton Visitor Center. It is available for use first come first served, or a non-refundable $50 reservation fee. Contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at 816-532-0174 for additional information.
Park rangers promote water safety and assist with finding loaner life jackets and correct fitting.
Water Safety
Park rangers promote water safety and assist with finding loaner life jackets and correct fitting.
Portions of Douglas County 458 will be closed between 8 June and 1 October 2017 for road work. 

Alternative routes to the Bloomington East Park, Bloomington West Park, Rockhaven Park and Woodridge Park are seen in the map. Visitors can travel around the north side of the lake using Highway 40, Douglas County 442 and Douglas County 1023. Access from the south may be possible via Highway 56 and Douglas County 1029 to the unaffected portion of Douglas County 458.
Road closures around Clinton Lake
Portions of Douglas County 458 will be closed between 8 June and 1 October 2017 for road work. Alternative routes to the Bloomington East Park, Bloomington West Park, Rockhaven Park and Woodridge Park are seen in the map. Visitors can travel around the north side of the lake using Highway 40, Douglas County 442 and Douglas County 1023. Access from the south may be possible via Highway 56 and Douglas County 1029 to the unaffected portion of Douglas County 458.
The Kansas City District manages a robust water quality program led by district limnologist Marvin Boyer. In addition to the 18 lake projects, this program is responsible for monitoring surface water quality issues related to watersheds, Civil Works projects and the lower Missouri River. Through this program, staff ensure the quality of the water is suitable for project purposes, existing water uses and public health and safety standards.
Breaking down water: Who does that?
The Kansas City District manages a robust water quality program led by district limnologist Marvin Boyer. In addition to the 18 lake projects, this program is responsible for monitoring surface water quality issues related to watersheds, Civil Works projects and the lower Missouri River. Through this program, staff ensure the quality of the water is suitable for project purposes, existing water uses and public health and safety standards.
Young Sailors doing it right: everyone is wearing a personal flotation device. It's the law, and it's water-wise.
Young Sailors
Young Sailors doing it right: everyone is wearing a personal flotation device. It's the law, and it's water-wise.
When visiting a Corps lake always wear a life jacket and swim in designated swim areas.
Life jackets save lives
When visiting a Corps lake always wear a life jacket and swim in designated swim areas.
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!
Burn It Where You Buy 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!
Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterfly
USACE lakes strive to support pollinators at lakes
Anglers at Stilling Basin at Tuttle Creek Lake
Anglers at Stilling Basin
Anglers at Stilling Basin at Tuttle Creek Lake

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