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  • Bucksaw Beach to open Thursday at Truman Lake

    WARSAW, Mo.,—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announce Bucksaw Beach will reopen Thursday, Sept. 1
  • Corps remains concerned about firewood helping spread invasive beetle

    The invasive emerald ash borer continues to cause concern among U.S. Army Corps of Engineers natural resource managers who ask the public not to bring firewood from home to public wildlife lands and unknowingly transport the insect to new areas.
  • Corps of Engineers on alert for emerald ash borer in Nebraska

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Kansas City District Harlan County Lake Project is on alert for the invasive and destructive emerald ash borer.
  • Bucksaw Beach closed at Truman Lake

    WARSAW, Mo.,—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announce the immediate closure of Bucksaw Beach due to elevated levels of E.coli bacteria, which could cause health risks.
  • Orleans Trail Rock Quarry Area Closure at Stockton Lake

    STOCKTON, Mo.— Due to recent trash dumping and environmental concerns, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake announce a portion of the Orleans Trail Rock Quarry Area near the Orleans Trail Campground and Day Use Area is closed to vehicle traffic. Recreational use associated with the Rock Quarry Area will be accessible by foot traffic only. The rock beach in this area is open to vehicles at this time.
  • Stockton Lake Announces Temporary Boat Ramp Closures

    STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake announce temporary boat ramp closures due to low water conditions. Cedar Ridge South Park ramp and High Point ramp is closed until low water conditions improve.
  • Public Meeting Set for Pomme de Terre Lake Shoreline Management Plan

    HERMITAGE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Pomme de Terre Lake will host a Shoreline Management Plan scoping meeting Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Project Office. The Shoreline Management Plan for Pomme de Terre Lake establishes policy and furnished guidelines for the protection and preservation of the desirable environmental characteristics of the shoreline while maintaining a balance between public and private shoreline use.
  • Stakeholders, customers see Corps Civil Works projects on river trip

    Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District for the annual Missouri River Tour Aug. 16. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and to receive questions and comments from stakeholders.
  • Corps Reminds Hunters of “Archery Only” Restriction

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The fall hunting season is just around the corner and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District reminds hunters to review any recent changes in hunting regulations and area restrictions. Effective this March, the Missouri Department of Conservation changed regulations to include: allowing crossbows as a legal method during archery deer and turkey seasons; allowing the use of crossbows during the fall firearms turkey season; and removing the hunting method exemption requirement related to crossbows during the archery deer and turkey season.
  • Waterfowl Blind Permit Drawing Scheduled at Kanopolis Lake

    MARQUETTE, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake announce the annual waterfowl blind permit drawing. The event will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at the Kanopolis Lake Information Center located at 105 Riverside Drive, Marquette KS, 67464.