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  • Corps, KDWPT announce temporary partial closure of Elwood Bottoms Fish and Wildlife Mitigation Site - Wildlife Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Kansas City District and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism – KDWPT - will temporarily close portions of the 1,601-acre Elwood Bottoms Fish and Wildlife Mitigation Site / Wildlife Area for construction of the Corps’ St. Joe Levee Raise Project. The temporary closure is to ensure the safety of construction workers and the public.
  • Perry Lake announces 2020 Operating Plan with temporary partial campground closures

    The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake has announced their operating plan for the 2020 recreation season. Perry Lake received historic flooding in 2019, and damages from the flooding will continue to impact the 2020 recreation season.
  • Tuttle Creek Lake announces stilling basin water drawdown for construction

    The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake wants patrons to know that construction associated with the Stilling Basin Rehabilitation project downstream of the dam, locally known as the tubes, has resumed. The first stages of work for this construction will affect the lake level in the short term as well as areas below the dam around the stilling basin and downstream river pond area. The contractor will perform partial removal and repair of the final concrete basin wall section. To facilitate this repair work, the water will be drawn down in the stilling basin by opening the water control gate at the Rocky Ford Dam, which is downstream of Tuttle Creek Dam, allowing the river pond area and river channel between the two dams to be lowered several feet.
  • Pomona Lake closes camping at Adams Grove Park, boat ramp remains open

    VASSAR, Kan. — The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to make operational changes and closures to Adams Grove Park located at Pomona Lake due to underutilization. These changes are being made in an effort to improve park operating efficiencies, while still providing a quality recreational opportunity for the public.