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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

Perry Lake hosts successful Wounded Warrior hunt

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake recently teamed up with the Perry American Legion Post 142 and Quality Deer Management Association of Atchison, Kansas to host the second annual Wounded Warrior deer hunt December 4-6. Seven Soldiers from Fort Riley’s Warrior Transition Battalion for wounded, ill or injured Soldiers were given the opportunity to hunt deer in areas normally restricted to hunting at Perry Lake. [Read More]
Published: Dec-21-15

Stockton Lake Eagle Day planned

STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Stockton Lake Association will host the 22nd annual Eagle Day on Saturday, January 9, at 10:00 a.m. [Read More]
Published: Dec-16-15

Eagle Day scheduled for Truman Lake

WARSAW, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Truman Lake and the Missouri Department of Conservation will host the annual Eagle Day on Saturday, January 9, at the Harry S. Truman Visitor Center. The Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live eagle programs will be in the theater, with showings at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. Theater seating is limited, and lines can become long; please plan to come early. [Read More]
Published: Dec-10-15

Smithville Lake Eagle Days scheduled

SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Clay County Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Missouri Department of Conservation invite the public to Eagle Days at Smithville Lake, Smithville, Mo., January 9 and 10, 2016. The two-day event is highlighted by live predatory bird programs by Operation Wildlife on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. at the Paradise Pointe Golf Course Complex in Smithville, Mo. Kids’ crafts and other vendors will participate Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. Eagle viewing stations with spotting scopes and agency personnel will be available to help visitor's view live eagles in the wild. [Read More]
Published: Dec-09-15

Missouri River Committee discusses management alternatives

OMAHA, Neb. – The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee met Nov. 17-19 in Rapid City, South Dakota. The meeting focused on developing the Missouri River Recovery Program Management Plan. The Committee learned about the management alternatives for pallid sturgeon, least terns and piping plovers that will be developed and analyzed in detail in a draft environmental impact statement that describes the plan. MRRIC members also heard the Independent Science Advisory Panel’s evaluation of the current adaptive management plan and pallid sturgeon framework drafts. [Read More]
Published: Nov-23-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host Wounded Warrior Deer Hunt at Perry Lake

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake has teamed up with The American Legion Post 142 in Perry, Kansas and the Quality Deer Management Association in Atchison, Kansas to host the second annual Wounded Warrior deer hunt for Soldiers in Fort Riley’s Warrior Transitions Battalion on December 5 and 6. The American Legion organizes food and lodging for the Soldiers during the weekend event while the QDMA provides hunting guides to assist in the blind, field dressing, tagging and loading harvested deer. [Read More]
Published: Nov-23-15

Smithville Lake Managed Deer Hunt scheduled

SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake will host a special deer hunt for disabled hunters on November 21 and 22. This year commemorates the 26th anniversary of the Annual Managed Deer Hunt which consists of 65 blinds that are accessible by truck in and around designated park areas and Waterfowl Refuge. All hiking and biking trails at Smithville Lake and Smithsfork Park will be closed for the two-day event. This hunt continues to prove a success year after year for many hunters that otherwise would not have the ability to enjoy deer season. [Read More]
Published: Nov-17-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts successful youth deer hunt at Perry Lake

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake hosted their Youth Deer Hunt September 12 and 13. This annual event is usually held during normal firearms season in December; however the event took place in September this year to accommodate for more predictable weather. [Read More]
Published: Sep-28-15
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