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  • Chief of Engineers signs Grand River Basin Study – on to Congress

    Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and 55th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report for the Grand River Basin Study on November 19, 2020. The signing of the report progresses the project to Congress for authorization. “I am grateful for the hard work of the entire team and for the outstanding partnership with the State of Missouri, other federal agencies, and the local communities in this area. The partnership is what made this important study successful. This is a great example of improving habitats and the environment while also increasing flood protection in an area. Ultimately, it will greatly benefit the people, the economy, the environment, and the many areas of the Grand River Basin,” said Col. Bill Hannan, commander, Kansas City District.
  • City holds groundbreaking for Parkville Bottoms Project

    The city of Parkville, Mo., held a groundbreaking for a long anticipated project in the Parkville Bottoms where wetlands will soon be reconstructed to serve as habitat for natural species of plants and animals December 11, 2019. In particular, as seen in other similar projects, significant populations of birds. Additionally, several trails will traverse the area and add to the recreational use of the park.