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  • Park Visitors Asked to Leave Firewood at Home

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Headed to one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lakes for the upcoming holiday weekend? David Hoover, a Conservation Biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is asking park visitors to leave their firewood at home. “Firewood brought from home on a weekend camping trip may harbor the invasive and highly destructive emerald ash borer,” Hoover says. “Moving firewood associated with recreational camping is one of the main ways the emerald ash borer has expanded its range.”
  • Open house scheduled for Clinton and Perry lakes to review seasonal plans for lake elevations

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District at Clinton and Perry Lakes will host a combined open house to review seasonal plans for lake elevations May 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Clinton Lake project office located at 872 North 1402 Road, Lawrence, Kansas.
  • Be weather aware, have a safety plan for outdoor recreation

    With the arrival of the outdoor recreation season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District reminds outdoor enthusiasts and recreationalists to be weather aware when visiting Corps lakes and recreation areas.
  • Corps announces temporary bridge closures over Harlan County Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District Harlan County Dam Project Office is alerting the public to intermittent temporary road closures on the bridge over the Harlan County Dam from May 15, 2016 to Sept. 15, 2016.
  • Kansas Army Ammunition Plant meeting scheduled

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas Army Ammunition Plant will host a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting for local community members Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Labette Community College, H Building, Room H211, 13th St., Parsons, Kan., from 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Open house scheduled for Tuttle Creek Lake to review seasonal plans for lake elevations

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District at Tuttle Creek Lake will host an open house to review seasonal plans for lake elevations at the Fire Department Headquarters Training Center, 2000 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas, May 4 from 7-8 p.m.
  • Open house scheduled for Milford Lake to review seasonal plans for lake elevations

    MILFORD, Kan. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District at Milford Lake will host an open house to review seasonal plans for lake elevations at the Milford Lake Conference Center in Acorns Resort, 3710 Farnum Creek Road, Milford, Kansas, May 4 from 2-4 p.m.
  • Water Treatment Pump Station improvement work to keep road at Clinton Dam north outlet area closed through August 2016

    The City of Lawrence and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Clinton Lake Project Office announced that the road to the Clinton Dam north outlet area is to remain closed until the major excavation and concrete work for improvements to the City’s Clinton Water Treatment Plant Raw Water Pump Station is completed.
  • Grand Opening Set for Pomme de Terre Archery Range

    HERMITAGE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Pomme de Terre Lake invite the public to the grand opening of the new archery range on Saturday, April 2, 2016 starting at 10 a.m. At this event Corps staff will engage with the community, host contests and award prizes. The range is handicap accessible and provides six public shooting lanes. The first four lanes have targets located at 20, 30, 40 and 50 yards. The following two lanes have targets placed at 10 and 15 meters for schools that participate in the National Archery in the Schools Program. The range is free to the public and available on a first come, first served basis. Posted safety rules apply. The archery range is located in Hermitage, Mo. on County Road 218, just past the Pomme de Terre Lake Project Office. For additional information contact the project office at 417-745-6411.
  • Repairs on slope of Sterett Creek Dike

    Warsaw, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Dam will begin non-emergency repairs to an earthen slide on the downstream slope of Sterett Creek Dike. The slide at Sterett Creek Dike was discovered in late December 2015 following six inches of rain. The saturated conditions are believed to have caused the slide. Harry S. Truman Dam project staff and geotechnical engineers from the Kansas City District Office monitor the dike routinely and have increased monitoring of the embankment since the slide occurred. It is anticipated the slide may take two to three weeks to repair.