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  • Firewood cutting policy at Tuttle Creek Lake

    MANHATTAN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake recently announced its
  • Perry Lake hosts successful Wounded Warrior hunt

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake recently teamed up with the Perry American Legion Post 142 and Quality Deer Management Association of Atchison, Kansas to host the second annual Wounded Warrior deer hunt December 4-6. Seven Soldiers from Fort Riley’s Warrior Transition Battalion for wounded, ill or injured Soldiers were given the opportunity to hunt deer in areas normally restricted to hunting at Perry Lake.
  • Stockton Lake Eagle Day planned

    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 22nd annual Eagle Day on Saturday, January 9, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Eagle Day scheduled for Truman Lake

    WARSAW, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Truman Lake and the Missouri Department of Conservation will host the annual Eagle Day on Saturday, January 9, at the Harry S. Truman Visitor Center. The Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live eagle programs will be in the theater, with showings at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. Theater seating is limited, and lines can become long; please plan to come early.
  • Winter drawdown planned for Tuttle Creek Lake

    MANHATTAN, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake has scheduled the winter drawdown for Friday, December 11. This drawdown is in accordance with the lake’s annual water level management plan and in coordination with the Kansas Water Office.
  • Smithville Lake Eagle Days scheduled

    SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Clay County Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Missouri Department of Conservation invite the public to Eagle Days at Smithville Lake, Smithville, Mo., January 9 and 10, 2016. The two-day event is highlighted by live predatory bird programs 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 in Smithville, Mo. Kids’ crafts and other vendors will participate Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. Eagle viewing stations with spotting scopes and agency personnel will be available to help visitor's view live eagles in the wild.
  • Corps reduces Gavins Point releases to winter levels

    OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduced releases from Gavins Point Dam in late November, marking the end of flow support for Missouri River navigation for the 2015 season. “Starting on Nov. 21, Gavins Point releases were stepped down over a 5-day period from 28,500 cubic feet per second to the normal winter release rate of 17,000 cfs,” said Jody Farhat, chief of the Missouri River Water Management Division. Gavins Point winter releases are set based on the total volume of water stored in the Mainstem Reservoir System on Sept. 1.