Archive: January, 2015
  • Pomme de Terre lake levels to be lowered to treat for zebra mussels

    HERMITAGE, Mo., – In an effort to control a possible exposure of invasive zebra mussels in Pomme de Terre Lake, the U.S. Army Corps Engineers announced a plan to lower the level of the lake by three feet.
  • Confirmed collection of larval pallid sturgeon on the Missouri River

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports the discovery of the first two genetically-confirmed larval pallid sturgeon captured on the lower Missouri River near St. Louis. The two larval sturgeon were discovered as part of a sampling effort by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
  • Eagles Day to be held at Free State High School

    LAWRENCE, Kan., – The Kansas City District Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake, the Jayhawk Audubon Society, and USD 497 would like to invite the public to attend the 19th Annual Kaw Valley Eagles Day. The event is free of charge and will take place on Jan. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Lawrence Free State High School.
  • Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites temporarily closed for construction

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., – Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites have been temporarily closed to all public entry: Cranberry Bend project in Saline County and Cora Island project in St. Charles County, Mo. These closures allow construction of habitat improvement projects to commence at these locations to benefit native fish and wildlife resources including the endangered pallid sturgeon.
  • Icy conditions can spawn dangerous situations at area lakes

    MANHATTAN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake and other Kansas City