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September, 2012

POMONA LAKE: Michigan Valley Park extended season

Weather permitting; A-Loop in Michigan Valley Park at Pomona Lake is scheduled to remain open to self pay campers until October 21,2012. [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-12

WILSON LAKE: Burn Ban Lifted

The Russell County Commission has lifted the emergency burn ban ordinance. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-12

STOCKTON LAKE: Stockton Lake Cleanup Event

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Stockton Lake Project partnered with the Kansas City Frogman Dive Club to host the 16th Annual Stockton Lake Cleanup Event Saturday, September 8, 2012. This event was held in conjunction with Federal National Public Lands Day and Missouri Stream team. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-12

Corps to use aerial electromagnetic system for study

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Helicopter flights near Ashland, Neb., and Mead, Neb., will be part of a new study aimed at a better understanding of the subsurface properties at the former Nebraska Ordnance Plant located south and east of Mead, Neb., beginning Oct. 1. [Read More]
Published: Sep-14-12

Army Corps of Engneers waives day-use fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day-use [Read More]
Published: Sep-12-12

Local professional recognized as Army's Small Business Specialist of the Year

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— A Kansas City man with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District was recently selected and presented with a national award given by the U.S. Army for his efforts in the arena of Small Business. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-12

Overflow occurred at former ordnance plant, no indication of health or environmental concerns

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers experienced an overflow of the groundwater treatment system at the Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant Site on Saturday, Sept. 1, and lasted less than 24 hours at the main treatment plant located at 905 County Road 6, in Ashland, Neb. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-12

KANOPOLIS LAKE - Special muzzleloader deer hunt scheduled for Kanopolis Lake

MARQUETTE, Kan.– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will host its special muzzleloader deer hunt on Corps of Engineers land on the backside (east) side of the dam. The hunt, a muzzleloader only hunt event, will allow hunters that have a hunter education certificate or valid hunting licenses, to be drawn from a pool of applicants to hunt at the assigned area. Hunters are required to carry a “special hunt” permit issued by the Corps of Engineers and follow all Kansas statutes. Normally, hunting below the dam at Kanopolis Lake is limited to shotgun and archery methods only. [Read More]
Published: Sep-04-12