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Harry S. Truman Lake to adjust park availability and seasons
12/6/2019
The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to make operational changes and closures at several campgrounds located at Harry S. Truman Lake due to underutilization. These...
Corps of Engineers to host 25th Eagle Days event at Smithville Lake
12/4/2019
SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to Smithville Lake’s 25th Annual Eagle Days in Smithville, Mo., Jan. 4 and 5, 2020.The two-day event is highlighted by live...
Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake announce Eagle Day on January 4, 2020
12/4/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake will host Tuttle Creek Eagle Day, Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event begins at the fire station located on the...
Public input sought for Kansas River Basin watershed study
11/22/2019
The Kansas City District and our partners encourage the public to attend public scoping meetings being held in the Kansas River Basin to provide input on the Kansas River Reservoirs Flood and Sediment...
Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day
11/6/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11....
30th Annual Managed deer hunt scheduled at Smithville Lake
11/5/2019
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake will celebrate its 30th year hosting a special deer hunt for disabled hunters Nov. 23 and 24. All hiking and biking trails at...
Boundary maintenance to begin at the Truman Lake project
11/4/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Harry S. Truman Project will soon begin boundary line maintenance work in the Henry, Benton and Hickory county areas....
Perry Lake to implement new reservation policy and reduce reservation window for the 2020 camping season
10/29/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake has announced a new reservation policy for the 2020 recreation season. Beginning May 1, 2020 all sites in Rock Creek Park will be 100% reserveable. This...
Kansas City District delivers over $1 billion in project awards for Fiscal Year ‘19 benefitting the Heartland region
10/21/2019
As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2019, the team took a moment to reflect on a few major accomplishments and how they tie into...
Ollinger recognized for years of selfless service by Rathbun Lake leaders
10/18/2019
A concerned and hardworking volunteer at Rathbun Lake near Centerville, Iowa, received recognition for his years of service Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Krazy Connie’s Landing during the Rathbun...