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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

Corps announces temporary bridge closures over Harlan County Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District Harlan County Dam Project Office is alerting the public to intermittent temporary road closures on the bridge over the Harlan County Dam from May 15, 2016 to Sept. 15, 2016. [Read More]
Published: May-05-16

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

Public invited to meeting about Kansas Army Ammunition Plant

The Kansas Army Ammunition Plant will host a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting for local community members Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 at Labette Community College, H Building, Room H211, 13th St., Parsons, Kan., from 6 – 8 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Jan-19-16

Icy conditions can spawn dangerous situations at Tuttle Creek Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake encourages winter recreationists to exercise extreme caution with current icy conditions at the lake. [Read More]
Published: Jan-19-16

2016 day use passes now available at Tuttle Creek

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake today announced the availability of the 2016 day use pass for purchase at the Tuttle Creek Lake Visitor Center, 5020 Tuttle Creek Boulevard, Manhattan, KS. [Read More]
Published: Jan-08-16

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
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