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  • Corps of Engineers completes permit decision for Kansas River Commercial Dredging

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has completed the Record of Decision for proposed commercial dredging permits on the Kansas River. Five applicants have received proposed permits to extract sand and gravel from the river by hydraulic dredging. The Corps regulates the proposed dredging under the authority of Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act.
  • Kanopolis Lake seeking information on vandalism

    MARQUETTE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake recently discovered vandalism to an ancient petroglyph and is seeking information from the public.
  • Kansas City District resumes operations

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District has resumed operations following the shutdown of the federal government on Jan. 20. We regret the impacts of these actions may have had on the recreating public and appreciate your patience during this period.
  • Kansas City District recreation areas closed

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is closing USACE-operated facilities due to the shutdown of the federal government for lack of fiscal 2018 funding legislation. We regret the impacts of these required actions on the recreating public, and will make every attempt to inform the public when these facilities reopen.
  • Eagle Day program planned at Tuttle Creek Lake

    MANHATTAN, Kan.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake will host a free Eagle Day program on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will begin at the Manhattan Fire station located at Kimball and Denison avenues.
  • Shoreline Management Plan finalized for Pomme de Terre Lake

    HERMITAGE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has finalized the Pomme de Terre Lake Shoreline Management Plan. "With input from local residents, we were able to hear their concerns and sought ways to incorporate their thoughts into our management plan," said Brian Wright, operations project manager for Pomme de Terre Lake. "In doing this, we strive to strike a balance between public and private shoreline use."
  • Eagle Days scheduled at Smithville Lake

    SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to Smithville Lake’s 23rd Annual Eagle Days in Smithville, Mo., Jan. 6 and 7, 2018. “Nearly 1,500 attend this event annually,” said Derek Dorsey, Smithville Lake park manager. “This will be the 23rd year the Corps of Engineers has hosted this event and we appreciate working with our local partners to ensure the attendees have a great experience at the Smithville Lake Eagle Days.”
  • Cold water safety and hunter safety go hand-in-hand

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the cooler weather upon us, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District emphasizes safety while enjoying seasonal recreation opportunities. “Fall and winter months provide additional opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy our lakes,” said Zach Wallace, park ranger at Pomme de Terre Lake near Hermitage, Mo. “It’s important to remember the dangers associated with colder seasons like hypothermia and hunting related activities. Accidents can happen and it’s vital all visitors take the appropriate steps to ensure a safe experience.”
  • Stockton Lake Eagle Day scheduled

    STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri Department of Conservation will host the 24th annual Eagle Day on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Corps in Kansas City marks end of fiscal year with $350 million in contract awards

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District awarded about 1,400 contracts worth more than $350 million in fiscal year 2017. Gwendi Miller, chief of the Contracting Division for the district, acknowledged the hard work of employees leading up to the Sept. 30 end-of-the-fiscal-year deadline. “Our team worked with the larger team across the District and the Northwestern Division to complete many important contract actions,” she said. “Our commander, Col. Doug Guttormsen, emphasizes delivering on our commitments to our customers, and I think we were able to do that very well.”