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Duck blind drawing set for Harry S. Truman Lake

Warsaw, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announce the 2016 duck blind drawing is Saturday, Aug. 27. [Read More]
Published: Jul-13-16

Public health warning for Milford Lake

Junction City, Kan.— Milford Lake is under a lake-wide warning based on cyanobacteria/toxin results from June 27 conducted by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Blue-green algae are actually types of bacteria known as Cyanobacteria. When certain conditions are present, such as high nutrient and light levels, these toxic producing organisms can reproduce rapidly producing a harmful algae bloom. KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and other lake managers where appropriate, respond by informing the public of these conditions. Based upon sampling results and established health risk levels, the warning for all three zones of Milford Lake are in effect. [Read More]
Published: Jul-01-16

Kansas City District monitors river/tributaries after increased rainfall

KANSAS CITY, Mo.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency management office is monitoring the Missouri River and tributaries after the increased rainfall in the area during May. The Missouri River stages are at flood stage at several locations and are expected to rise higher before cresting within the next several days. Several of the district’s reservoirs have increased pool elevations that have caused beach and campground closures therefore it is recommended the public call prior to visiting a reservoir. [Read More]
Published: May-27-16

Park Visitors Asked to Leave Firewood at Home

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.” [Read More]
Published: May-19-16

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

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. [Read More]
Published: May-10-16

Open house scheduled for Milford Lake to review seasonal plans for lake elevations

MILFORD, Kan. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District at Milford Lake will host an open house to review seasonal plans for lake elevations at the Milford Lake Conference Center in Acorns Resort, 3710 Farnum Creek Road, Milford, Kansas, May 4 from 2-4 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Apr-28-16

Grand Opening Set for Pomme de Terre Archery Range

HERMITAGE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Pomme de Terre Lake invite the public to the grand opening of the new archery range on Saturday, April 2, 2016 starting at 10 a.m. At this event Corps staff will engage with the community, host contests and award prizes. The range is handicap accessible and provides six public shooting lanes. The first four lanes have targets located at 20, 30, 40 and 50 yards. The following two lanes have targets placed at 10 and 15 meters for schools that participate in the National Archery in the Schools Program. The range is free to the public and available on a first come, first served basis. Posted safety rules apply. The archery range is located in Hermitage, Mo. on County Road 218, just past the Pomme de Terre Lake Project Office. For additional information contact the project office at 417-745-6411. [Read More]
Published: Mar-29-16

Eagles Day scheduled for Clinton Lake

LAWRENCE, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake, the Jayhawk Audubon Society and other local organizations will host the 20th annual Kaw Valley Eagles Day on Saturday, January 23, at the Lawrence Free State High School. The popular family event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free of charge. It will include nature exhibits and hands-on activities. Presentations throughout the day will provide information on nesting bald eagles in Kansas and a live bald eagle will be present. [Read More]
Published: Jan-06-16

Eagle Day planned at Milford Nature Center

JUNCTION CITY, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Milford Lake and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will host the annual Eagle Day event Saturday, January 16, at the Milford Nature Center in Junction City, Kansas. The Nature Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with several free activities including live eagle programs, kid’s crafts and bus rides to eagle viewing stations around Milford Lake. [Read More]
Published: Jan-05-16

Stockton Lake Eagle Day event cancelled

STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake has cancelled the 22nd annual Eagle Day event originally scheduled for Saturday, January 9, due to high water. The marinas used for the boat tours are currently inundated with water. Parking, loading and unloading the boats for the tours, and obstructions in the water, would not be safe for guest tours. [Read More]
Published: Jan-04-16
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