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  • 30th Annual Managed deer hunt scheduled at Smithville Lake

    SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake will celebrate its 30th year hosting a special deer hunt for disabled hunters Nov. 23 and 24. All hiking and biking trails at Smithville Lake will be closed during the two-day event. This is the 30th anniversary of the Annual Managed Deer Hunt at Smithville Lake. The hunt consists of 60 blinds accessible by truck in and around designated park areas and Waterfowl Refuge. The hunt is a success year after year for many hunters who otherwise would not have the ability to enjoy deer season.
  • Stockton Lake to host annual managed deer hunt, some parks temporarily closed to public

    STOCKTON, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake and the Stockton Lions Club will host the 22nd Annual Stockton Lake Managed Deer Hunt for persons with physical disabilities Nov. 9-10, 2019, in Hawker Point, Masters and Orleans Trail South parks. To maintain a high level of safety, Hawker Point and Orleans Trail South parks will close Nov. 3 and will reopen Nov. 13. Masters Park will be closed to archery hunting and hiking on Nov. 9-10. Individuals planning activities in these areas should consider other options around the lake.
  • Corps of Engineers completes draft study for Lower Grand watershed; hosts public meetings

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has partnered with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri Department of Conservation to evaluate potential solutions for the Lower Grand River watershed. Channel instability, stream bank erosion, sedimentation, logjams and stream capture alter water flowing in streams, impair public infrastructure, affect landowners and degrade aquatic and wetland habitats. This study has been conducted with the help and cooperation of other agencies and the public to evaluate these issues.
  • Corps of Engineers announces first contract award for the Kansas Citys Levees Program

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, awarded a $33.3 million design-build contract to Michels Corporation of Brownsville, Wis. The Corps of Engineers looks forward to partnering with Michels Corporation for the design and construction to replace and, or modify three pump stations within the Argentine Levee Unit. Project design will begin in October 2019 and construction is anticipated to commence in the fall of 2020.
  • Corps contracting with Harris-Stowe State University to develop recruiting program

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City District and Harris-Stowe State University agreed August 23, 2019, to a $49,000 contract to develop a Contracting Professionals Recruiting Program which will include marketing materials for the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Contracting Division. HSSU is a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Corps hosts public meetings for Tuttle Creek Lake Master Plan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has prepared a draft Master Plan for Tuttle Creek Lake with an Environmental Assessment and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) that are available for public review. Two public meetings will be held on September 5, 2019.
  • Registration open for special permit archery hunt at Perry Lake

    PERRY, Kan. — The U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake announce the application opening for the annual Special Archery Hunt Sept. 16 – Dec. 31, 2019. Applicants must apply by Sept. 3, 2019. This event is limited to eight hunters.
  • Hillsdale Lake cleanup event scheduled

    HILLSDALE, Kan.— The U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Hillsdale Lake are teaming up with National Public Lands Day and Hillsdale State Park to host a Hillsdale Lake Cleanup Event on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Individuals and groups are encouraged to participate and can register by contacting the Corps of Engineers at Hillsdale Lake.
  • Notice of harmful algae bloom at Rathbun Lake

    CENTERVILLE, Iowa - The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rathbun Lake is actively responding to a potentially toxic blue-green algae bloom with site-specific sampling and temporary beach closures.  The present algae bloom has been observed at many areas of Rathbun Lake; from the dam to upper lake areas including Corps of Engineers’ beaches and boat ramps. Blue-green algae bloom are unpredictable. They can develop rapidly and may float or drift around the lake, requiring visitors to exercise their best judgment.  If there is scum, a paint-like surface or the water is bright green, avoid all water contact and keep pets away.  As a precautionary measure, Corps of Engineers’ public designated beaches, Buck Creek and Island View, are closed. Marinas, lakeside businesses and park camping facilities are open for business.
  • Special permit archery hunt scheduled for Clinton Lake

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — The U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake announce the application opening