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Corps of Engineers

Orleans Trail Rock Quarry Area Closure at Stockton Lake

STOCKTON, Mo.— Due to recent trash dumping and environmental concerns, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake announce a portion of the Orleans Trail Rock Quarry Area near the Orleans Trail Campground and Day Use Area is closed to vehicle traffic. Recreational use associated with the Rock Quarry Area will be accessible by foot traffic only. The rock beach in this area is open to vehicles at this time. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-16

Stockton Lake Announces Temporary Boat Ramp Closures

STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake announce temporary boat ramp closures due to low water conditions. Cedar Ridge South Park ramp and High Point ramp is closed until low water conditions improve. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-16

Public Meeting Set for Pomme de Terre Lake Shoreline Management Plan

HERMITAGE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Pomme de Terre Lake will host a Shoreline Management Plan scoping meeting Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Project Office. The Shoreline Management Plan for Pomme de Terre Lake establishes policy and furnished guidelines for the protection and preservation of the desirable environmental characteristics of the shoreline while maintaining a balance between public and private shoreline use. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-16

Stakeholders, customers see Corps Civil Works projects on river trip

Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District for the annual Missouri River Tour Aug. 16. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and to receive questions and comments from stakeholders. [Read More]
Published: Aug-19-16

Corps Reminds Hunters of “Archery Only” Restriction

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The fall hunting season is just around the corner and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District reminds hunters to review any recent changes in hunting regulations and area restrictions. Effective this March, the Missouri Department of Conservation changed regulations to include: allowing crossbows as a legal method during archery deer and turkey seasons; allowing the use of crossbows during the fall firearms turkey season; and removing the hunting method exemption requirement related to crossbows during the archery deer and turkey season. [Read More]
Published: Aug-17-16

Waterfowl Blind Permit Drawing Scheduled at Kanopolis Lake

MARQUETTE, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake announce the annual waterfowl blind permit drawing. The event will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at the Kanopolis Lake Information Center located at 105 Riverside Drive, Marquette KS, 67464. [Read More]
Published: Aug-11-16

Special Permit Archery Hunt Scheduled at Clinton Lake

LAWRENCE, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake announce the opening of the application process for the annual Special Archery Hunt at Bloomington and Rockhaven parks. Applicants will be randomly chosen and allowed to hunt in assigned, designated areas from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, 2016. [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-16

20th Annual Stockton Lake Cleanup Event Scheduled

STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake are teaming up with the Missouri Stream Team, National Public Lands Day and the Kansas City Frogman Dive Club to host the 20th annual Stockton Lake Cleanup Event on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8 a.m. Lunch and prizes will be provided to volunteers following the event at noon. [Read More]
Published: Aug-08-16

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
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