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Tuttle Creek Lake to celebrate Bald Eagle Day

MANHATTAN, Kan.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake will sponsor a free Eagle Day program on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The day will begin at the Manhattan Fire station at Kimball and Denison avenues. [Read More]
Published: Dec-15-16

Eagle Day planned at Stockton Lake

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 23rd annual Eagle Day on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. [Read More]
Published: Dec-12-16

Eagle Days scheduled at Smithville Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invite the public to Smithville Lake’s 22nd Annual Eagle Days in Smithville, Mo., Jan. 7 and 8, 2017. The two-day event is highlighted by live predatory bird programs hosted 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. [Read More]
Published: Dec-08-16

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

Warrior Deer Hunt scheduled at Perry Lake

PERRY, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake will host the third annual Warrior deer hunt for Soldiers in Fort Riley’s Warrior Transition Battalion Dec. 9 through 11. During this event all ATV Trails, Rock Creek, Perry, Slough Creek and Longview parks will be temporarily closed for public use. [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

Corps announces project to replace the Spillway Bridge Deck over Tuttle Creek Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced today a project to replace the Spillway Bridge Deck over the dam’s emergency spillway at the east end of Tuttle Creek Dam. The project, scheduled to begin in the late winter or early spring of 2017, is estimated to last 6-12 months, [Read More]
Published: Nov-08-16

Managed deer hunt scheduled at Smithville Lake

SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake will host a special deer hunt for disabled hunters Nov. 19 and 20. All hiking and biking trails at Smithville Lake and Smithsfork Park will be closed during the two-day event. [Read More]
Published: Nov-03-16

Public invited to meeting about Kansas Army Ammunition Plant

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas Army Ammunition Plant will host a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting for local community members Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at the Labette Community College, H Building, Room H211 located on 13th Street, Parsons, Kan., from 6 to 8 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Oct-31-16
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