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March, 2018

Corps seeks comments on Wilson Lake Shoreline Management Plan

SYLVAN GROVE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake have created an updated draft Shoreline Management Plan and are seeking public comments on the draft. The Shoreline Management Plan for Wilson Lake establishes policy and furnishes 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: Mar-14-18

“Spring Aboard” - Boaters urged to get educated before boating season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The temperature may still be cool outside, but it is a perfect time of year to start getting prepared for the boating season. Boating safety advocates are urging boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the main boating season. Spring Aboard – Take a Boating Education Course campaign is a nationally coordinated effort during the week of March 18-24, 2018 to increase the awareness of taking a boating education course. [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-18

Kanopolis Lake sees lower spring lake elevations

MARQUETTE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake advise visitors that early spring lake elevations will be lower than in normal years. The spring lake level increase will be delayed in order to safely complete construction work which includes replacement of the service gates and inspection of earthen materials from the tower and upstream approach channel. [Read More]
Published: Mar-13-18

Corps of Engineers completes permit decision for Kansas River Commercial Dredging

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has completed the Record of Decision for proposed commercial dredging permits on the Kansas River. Five applicants have received proposed permits to extract sand and gravel from the river by hydraulic dredging. The Corps regulates the proposed dredging under the authority of Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act. [Read More]
Published: Mar-09-18

Kanopolis Lake seeking information on vandalism

MARQUETTE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake recently discovered vandalism to an ancient petroglyph and is seeking information from the public. [Read More]
Published: Mar-08-18