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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host Wounded Warrior Deer Hunt at Perry Lake

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake has teamed up with The American Legion Post 142 in Perry, Kansas and the Quality Deer Management Association in Atchison, Kansas to host the second annual Wounded Warrior deer hunt for Soldiers in Fort Riley’s Warrior Transitions Battalion on December 5 and 6. The American Legion organizes food and lodging for the Soldiers during the weekend event while the QDMA provides hunting guides to assist in the blind, field dressing, tagging and loading harvested deer.
  • Smithville Lake Managed Deer Hunt scheduled

    SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake will host a special deer hunt for disabled hunters on November 21 and 22. This year commemorates the 26th anniversary of the Annual Managed Deer Hunt which consists of 65 blinds that are accessible by truck in and around designated park areas and Waterfowl Refuge. All hiking and biking trails at Smithville Lake and Smithsfork Park will be closed for the two-day event. This hunt continues to prove a success year after year for many hunters that otherwise would not have the ability to enjoy deer season.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts successful youth deer hunt at Perry Lake

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake hosted their Youth Deer Hunt September 12 and 13. This annual event is usually held during normal firearms season in December; however the event took place in September this year to accommodate for more predictable weather.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announce periodic inspection and road closure at Tuttle Creek Lake

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake announce an upcoming periodic inspection of the stilling basin, which occurs every five years. This planned inspection will cause a temporary traffic detour near the stilling basin beginning Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 23.
  • Corps announces bridge closures on Harlan County Dam

    REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is alerting the public to potential road
  • Zebra Mussels Found in Clinton Reservoir

    TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Clinton Reservoir in Douglas County. An adult population was discovered by KDWPT fisheries staff during routine fish sampling activities, and a subsequent survey of other locations around the lake indicated the population was widespread. Twenty-two Kansas lakes have now been confirmed to have zebra mussels. Other reservoirs in northeast Kansas with zebra mussel infestations include Milford, Perry, John Redmond and Melvern.