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Veteran’s Trail Dedication Ceremony

IOWA CITY, Iowa –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake will be hosting the 2017 Veteran’s Trail Dedication Ceremony on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the East Overlook Picnic Area located on the east end of the Coralville Dam. [Read More]
Published: May-15-17

Corps Temporarily Modifies Saylorville and Red Rock Reservoir Water Releases

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, initiated a temporary modification to outflows today at Saylorville and Red Rock reservoirs to preserve flood storage capacity. This also allows the Corps to identify any unknown impacts as it evaluates the modification as a permanent change to the reservoirs’ water control plans. [Read More]
Published: May-08-17

Lake Odessa ribbon cutting celebrates habitat restoration project completion

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in cooperation with its partners at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lake Odessa Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project April 6 at 10:30 a.m. [Read More]
Published: Mar-24-17

Corps’ island restoration project begins near Lansing, Iowa

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reminds Mississippi River boating and fishing enthusiasts to exercise caution in and around Mississippi River Pool 9 this summer. [Read More]
Published: Mar-24-17

Corps Invites Public Comment on Des Moines River Water Control Plan Update

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is in the process of updating the Des Moines River Regulation Manual and is inviting public comment through March 31 from anyone wishing to provide input. A copy of the current manual and a link to a video presentation, used by the Rock Island District during public scoping meetings, can be found at https://go.usa.gov/xXqmx. The video and website provide detailed information about proposed updates to the Des Moines River Water Control Plan that includes the Water Control Manuals for Saylorville Lake and Lake Red Rock. [Read More]
Published: Mar-15-17

FREE Boating Safety Classes

Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering four different opportunities to attend a free boating safety education class. The classes will be held on the following dates: April 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd. Each class will run from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Mar-09-17

Corps to Host Open House to Discuss Beaver Island Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a public open house Feb. 21 to discuss an ecosystem restoration plan for the Beaver Island Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project. The public open house will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Erickson Center at 1401 11th Ave. in Clinton, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: Feb-15-17

Nominations Being Accepted for Coralville Lake Veterans Trail Dedication

CORALVILLE, Iowa - Every Memorial Day, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake and Johnson County Veterans organizations honor local military veterans by placing their names at various sites along the Coralville Lake Veterans Trail. The organizations are accepting nominations to honor veterans for outstanding service. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-17

Saylorville Lake Eagle Watch

Come watch the eagles soar around Saylorville Lake! Sunday, February 26, 2017 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Driving Tour Viewing locations around Saylorville Lake [Read More]
Published: Feb-13-17

Coralville Lake Bald Eagle Watch & Expo

IOWA CITY, IOWA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake will host the fourth annual Bald Eagle Watch and Expo on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Central Junior High, 180 E. Forevergreen Road, North Liberty, Iowa. Outdoor eagle watching will be available at Coralville Lake below the dam at Tailwater West. Co-hosts for the event are the Iowa City Bird Club, Iowa Audubon and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Diversity Program. This event is free to the public and will be held at the two different locations simultaneously. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-17
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