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  • Waterfowl Blind Permit Drawing Scheduled at Kanopolis Lake

    MARQUETTE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake announce the annual waterfowl blind permit drawing. The event will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at the Kanopolis Lake Information Center located at 105 Riverside Drive, Marquette, KS, 67464.
  • Beach closure and public health warning for Outlet Ponds at Melvern Lake

    MELVERN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announce the existence of a blue-green algae bloom at theOutlet Campground River Pond and Outlet Swim Beach/Fish Rearing Pond downstream of Melvern Lake. These ponds are currently under a warning based on cyanobacteria/toxin results from August 3 testing conducted by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. As a result the swim beach at Outlet Swim Beach/Fish Rearing Pond is closed until further notice. All other facilities in Outlet Park and Melvern Lake remain open.
  • Corps emphasizes safety over July 4 holiday weekend

    As one of the nation's largest federal provider of water-based recreation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District stresses water safety and urges extra caution while in or around water during the upcoming Independence Day holiday. Wear your life jacket. Since October 2016, Kansas City District lakes have experienced six drownings and one additional water-related fatality due to a fall overboard; 72% of which were between the ages of 14-43. Though none wore a life jacket, the majority of these tragedies may have been prevented by simply wearing a life jacket. Please do your friends and loved ones a favor – wear your lifejacket.
  • Public meeting for Pomme de Terre Lake Shoreline Management Plan

    HERMITAGE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Pomme de Terre Lake will host a final draft Shoreline Management Plan meeting on July 18, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Project Office. Participants may attend at their convenience. The final draft Shoreline Management Plan for Pomme de Terre Lake establishes policy and furnished guidelines for the protection and preservation of the desirable environmental characteristics of the shoreline while maintaining a balance between public and private shoreline use.
  • Status on earthen slides at Wilson Lake

    SYLVAN GROVE, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake will begin non-emergency repairs to two earthen slides located adjacent to the entrance road to Lucas Park and on the downstream slope of Wilson Dam. There is no imminent danger to the public.
  • Corps provides water safety tips for Memorial Day weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This Memorial Day weekend is usually busy with large crowds of people gathering at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District’s 18 lakes. Before heading out for a day on or near the water, we encourage visitors to expect the unexpected and think about these four safety tips this Memorial Day weekend.
  • Corps sends notice to public sponsors for rehab of levees

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has sent notice to public sponsors for rehabilitation assistance for flood-damaged flood control works.
  • Tuttle Creek Lake to celebrate Bald Eagle Day

    MANHATTAN, Kan.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake will sponsor a free Eagle Day program on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The day will begin at the Manhattan Fire station at Kimball and Denison avenues.
  • Eagle Day planned at Stockton Lake

    STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Stockton Lake Association will host the 23rd annual Eagle Day on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Eagle Days scheduled at Smithville Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invite the public to Smithville Lake’s 22nd Annual Eagle Days in Smithville, Mo., Jan. 7 and 8, 2017. The two-day event is highlighted by live predatory bird programs hosted by Operation Wildlife on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. at the Paradise Pointe Golf Course Complex.