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The Kansas City District urges all hunters to wear proper attire and be very conscious of their surroundings. Here a hunter works with a hunting dog.
Hunting season safety urged for hunters and outdoor enthusiasts
The Kansas City District urges all hunters to wear proper attire and be very conscious of their surroundings. For the top five rules to follow, read the article linked here.
What makes the Kansas City District stand out? Here's a snapshot of recent accomplishments for the Nation.
Value to the Nation
What makes the Kansas City District stand out? Here's a snapshot of recent accomplishments for the Nation.
Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, the 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers greeted Arthur Saulsberry, Small Business Deputy for the Kansas City District, as Northwestern Division Commander Brig. Gen. Pete Helmlinger, looks on after a Town Hall Meeting in Kansas City October 24, 2018. To the center and to the right of Lt. Gen. Semonite is Chief of the Kansas City District Construction Division, Bob Kreienheder.
Heartland Corps Small Business Deputy recognized for successes
Kansas City District's Small Business Deputy, Arthur Saulsberry, was recognized by the Northwestern Division as the division nominee for the Small Business Deputy of the Year. “Arthur’s many contributions to the success of the Small Business Program reflect great honor not only upon himself, but also the district, the Northwestern Division and the Corps of Engineers as an enterprise,” said Col. Doug Guttormsen, commander, Kansas City District
Operations Manager Jim Sandberg (left) shakes the hand of Lonnie Murrell, of Warsaw, Mo., while presenting an ‘Act of Heroism” award to him. Mr. Murrell’s vigilance and quick action, led to him picking up two men who had been stranded in the water after a boating accident for more than 45 minutes.
Murrell honored by Corps for ‘Act of Heroism’ at Truman Lake
Operations Manager Jim Sandberg (left) shakes the hand of Lonnie Murrell, of Warsaw, Mo., while presenting an ‘Act of Heroism” award to him. Mr. Murrell’s vigilance and quick action, led to him picking up two men who had been stranded in the water after a boating accident for more than 45 minutes.
Safe hunters know their limits!
Safe hunters know their limits!
Dress for the weather, file a float plan, wear a life jacket, don't overload the boat, know your surroundings, pack an emergency kit.

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Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake announce limited access to Jerry Litton Visitor Center

11/6/2018
SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake announce limited public access into the Jerry Litton Visitor Center due to construction projects scheduled November 12, 2018 through March 31, 2019. All Visitor Center exhibits will be closed. The reception area of the visitor center will remain open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. for maps and general information.

Corps urges hunters and outdoor enthusiasts to use caution this fall

11/6/2018
Whether your hunting season started Labor Day weekend or you are still awaiting your first opportunity to venture out, hunter safety is a must. First, let’s take a moment to think about your favorite hunting spot. This may include a short, 4-minute boat ride across a small cove to a grove of flooded willows or a hike back in to a small opening tucked into the timber that are sure to draw an early morning shooting opportunity. Either way, before you put on your hunting gear here are five safety musts to ensure many return visits to that favorite spot! Read on. . .

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

11/5/2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11 and 12. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities (group picnic shelters) and events. Other agencies that manage recreation areas on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to offer the waiver in the areas that they manage.

Heartland Corps Small Business Deputy recognized for successes

11/5/2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, Small Business Deputy, Arthur Saulsberry, was recognized by the Northwestern Division as the division nominee for the Small Business Deputy of the Year. “Arthur’s many contributions to the success of the Small Business Program reflect great honor not only upon himself, but also the district, the Northwestern Division and the Corps of Engineers as an enterprise,” said Col. Doug Guttormsen, commander, Kansas City District.


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