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Corps urges hunters and outdoor enthusiasts to use caution this fall

Whether your hunting season started Labor Day weekend or you are still awaiting your first opportunity to venture out, hunter safety is a must. First, let’s take a moment to think about your favorite hunting spot. This may include a short, 4-minute boat ride across a small cove to a grove of flooded willows or a hike back in to a small opening tucked into the timber that are sure to draw an early morning shooting opportunity. Either way, before you put on your hunting gear here are five safety musts to ensure many return visits to that favorite spot! Read on. . . [Read More]
Published: Nov-06-18

Heartland Corps Small Business Deputy recognized for successes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, Small Business Deputy, Arthur Saulsberry, was recognized by the Northwestern Division as the division nominee for the Small Business Deputy of the Year. “Arthur’s many contributions to the success of the Small Business Program reflect great honor not only upon himself, but also the district, the Northwestern Division and the Corps of Engineers as an enterprise,” said Col. Doug Guttormsen, commander, Kansas City District. [Read More]
Published: Nov-05-18

Stakeholders and Corps exchange ideas while on the Missouri River

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, for the annual Missouri River tour Aug. 22. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and to exchange questions and comments with stakeholders. The barge tour traveled from Jefferson City, Mo., downriver for twelve miles and back, allowing guests to see the capitol and riverfront of Jefferson City, levees, a water intake and tower and navigation elements. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of the Wild Whoopers agree to assist in the recovery of endangered whooping cranes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Friends of the Wild Whoopers to assist in the recovery of endangered whooping cranes. Per the MOU, USACE and Friends of the Wild Whoopers will jointly assess whooping crane migration stopover habitat at USACE water resources development projects. The assessments will be used by USACE to develop work plans that maintain and improve existing habitat and create additional habitat for this critically endangered bird as part of USACE Environmental Stewardship Program. [Read More]
Published: Jul-10-18

Corps of Engineers campgrounds at Stockton Lake require reservations

STOCKTON, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake now requires reservations for all Corps-managed campsites. [Read More]
Published: May-24-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Jan-23-18

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. [Read More]
Published: May-26-17

Tuttle Creek Lake prepares for winter: Outflow increases, lake drops

Beginning Dec. 5, 2016 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tuttle Creek Project will increase outflows to drop lake levels, consistent with the annual Water Level Management Plan. This seasonal adjustment minimizes ice damage, provides additional storage capacity for spring rains and favorable habitat conditions for the lake’s fishery spawning next spring. [Read More]
Published: Nov-30-16

Future work planned to repair Tuttle Creek Dam stilling basin, sinkhole

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District recently announced plans to repair the Tuttle Creek Lake stilling basin, including the area damaged by the formation of a sinkhole in 2015. The project is in the final design stage but is not yet scheduled or funded. Once construction is scheduled, those dates will be announced and it is anticipated to take 18-24 months to complete the project. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-16

Corps announces firewood cutting policy at Tuttle Creek Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District Tuttle Creek Lake Project Office announced today its firewood cutting program for the upcoming heating season. [Read More]
Published: Nov-16-16
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