Archive: 2016
  • Third highest inflows ever recorded lift Wilson Lake out of five-year slump

    The third highest inflows ever recorded at a river gage upstream of Wilson Lake raised the water level by almost seven feet, helping the lake replenish from the effects of a five-year drought. Heavy rains from a Sept. 2 storm produced inflows at the Saline River gage north of Russell, Kan. of nearly 23,000 cubic feet per second. This brought the lake to 1.28 feet above the normal water level, and one foot above the seasonal water level management plan target.
  • Annual waterfowl blind drawing set for Harlan County Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District Harlan County Lake Project Office announces the annual waterfowl blind drawing. The 2016-2017 drawing is Sept. 11, at 8:00 a.m. at the Project Office at Harlan County Lake, 70788 Corps Road A, Republican City, NE., 68971.
  • 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.