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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.
USACE and Friends of the Wild Whoopers will jointly assess whooping crane migration stopover habitat at USACE water resources development projects. 

Once fairly common, the species was reduced to just 16 birds by 1943. Market hunting and indiscriminate shooting along with habitat loss led to the decline of the species. Conservation efforts in the United States and Canada have seen the population increase to an estimated 431 birds in 2017.
USACE and Friends of the Wild Whoopers agree to assist in the recovery of endangered whooping cranes
USACE and Friends of the Wild Whoopers will jointly assess whooping crane migration stopover habitat at USACE water resources development projects. Once fairly common, the species was reduced to just 16 birds by 1943. Market hunting and indiscriminate shooting along with habitat loss led to the decline of the species. Conservation efforts in the United States and Canada have seen the population increase to an estimated 431 birds in 2017.
Whether by kayak, canoe or raft, you can float the Missouri River from Rulo, Nebraska to St. Louis, Mo. fully in the Kansas City District.

These 498 miles of river have some of the richest viewing in our area.
Kayaks and canoes: best view of beauty on the Missouri River
Whether by kayak, canoe or raft, you can float the Missouri River from Rulo, Nebraska to St. Louis, Mo. fully in the Kansas City District. These 498 miles of river have some of the richest viewing in our area.
Invasive species pose a threat to lands and waters and can adversely impact the recreational experience of our visitors. 

Do you know what plants and animals can cause harm to you, your boat or the environment? Click the link below to understand a few primary invasive species the Kansas City District is currently focused on.
The fight against invasive species and how you can help!
Invasive species pose a threat to lands and waters and can adversely impact the recreational experience of our visitors. Do you know what plants and animals can cause harm to you, your boat or the environment? Click the link below to understand a few primary invasive species the Kansas City District is currently focused on.

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Murrell honored by Corps for ‘Act of Heroism’ at Truman Lake

10/19/2018
The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recognized a citizen yesterday for heroism. At Long Shoal Marina near Warsaw, Mo., Truman Lake Operations Project Manager Jim Sandberg presented an 'Act of Heroism' award to Lonnie Murrell, of Warsaw, Mo., for saving the lives of a group of men involved in a boating accident.

Heartland Corps recognizes Geary County sheriff’s deputy and a Fort Riley Army soldier for heroism

10/10/2018
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recognized a Geary County sheriff’s deputy and a Fort Riley Army soldier for heroism yesterday in Junction City, Kan. At the Geary County sheriff's office, Milford Lake Park Manager Ken Wenger presented two 'Act of Heroism' awards to Private 1st Class Chance Harriss, stationed at Fort Riley, Kan., and from Sacramento, Calif., and Deputy Rick Parsons, from Junction City, Kan., for saving the lives of two children.

Kansas City District delivers $328 million in project awards for Fiscal Year ‘18

10/5/2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2018, the team took a moment to reflect on a few major accomplishments and how they tie into the district mission.The district awarded about 1,360 contracts worth more than $328 million in fiscal year 2018.

Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake invite comments on shoreline management plan

9/24/2018
STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake invite public comments regarding shoreline management. The final draft Shoreline Management Plan for Stockton 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.


Civil Works Levee Rehab Navigation Recreation Regulatory Safety

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