Kick off the summer right by practicing safe boating from the start! Responsible recreation means returning home safely.
Wearing a life jacket is easy, and here's our proof! Just wear it!
The Master Plan is the strategic land use management document that guides the comprehensive management and development of all recreational, natural, and cultural resources throughout the life of the project. The Master Plan guides efficient and cost-effective management, development, and use of project lands. It is a vital tool for the responsible stewardship and sustainability of project resources for the benefit of present and future generations.
Watch and learn how to properly fit a life jacket! It's important to always wear it on and near the water.
Col. Travis Rayfield, commander, Kansas City District signs agreement with the Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources to begin aquatic restoration in the Osage River near Brockman Springs Road, Missouri, May 6, 2022.
Wearing an approved life jacket is the easiest strategy to keep recreational boaters safe. Just wear it!
USACE offers more than 400 outdoor recreation areas - plan your visit now!
Dru Buntin, Director of the Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources signs an agreement with the Kansas City District, USACE, to begin aquatic restoration in the Osage River near Brockman Springs Road, Missouri, on May 6, 2022.
USACE hosted a public meeting at Harry S. Truman Dam May 5, 2022 with a packed crowd to present information on the Master Plan revision and to hear from those in attendance how they would like the lake to be managed in the future.
As you visit our great outdoors this Spring, we want to remind you pet's are welcome, but should always be on a leash! Don't forget to take bags and pick up after them - you wouldn't want to step in that, so please treat others the same.
The River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits, flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which many USACE reservoirs were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.

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Building a better you: Lolita Law, Kansas City District Administrative Assistant
3/30/2022
Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Administrative Assistant Lolita Law has been through her fair share of challenges. She believes those challenges shaped her into the mother, wife,...
It is never too late: Susan Abbott, Kansas City District Civil Engineer
3/28/2022
“I was a tomboy growing up. I took every science course our schools had, and I just loved them—learning about how things worked and why,” Kansas City District Civil Engineer Susan Abbott said.Abbott...

Latest News Releases

Stay afloat and know before you get on the boat
5/20/2022
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tomorrow starts National Safe Boating Week and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges you to stay afloat with responsible recreation before you step on the boat.  We encourage all...
Life jacket; Just wear it, it’s that easy
5/20/2022
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is kicking off the weekend right by showing just how easy it is to wear a life jacket anywhere, anytime.Today, Friday, May 20th, is recognized...
$10.2 million aquatic ecosystem restoration project planned for Harlan County Lake, Nebraska
5/18/2022
On 17 May 2022, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission signed an agreement to begin aquatic ecosystem restoration design and construction work at Harlan County...
Harry S. Truman Lake providing public opportunities for Master Plan revision
5/16/2022
WARSAW, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun the process of revising the Harry S. Truman Dam & Reservoir Master Plan, which was last updated in October 1988. The revision would bring the...
USACE and Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources sign agreement to begin aquatic ecosystem restoration on Osage River
5/13/2022
On May 13, 2022, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources signed an agreement to begin aquatic ecosystem restoration on the Osage River near Brockman Springs...

           


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