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Corps Seeks Agricultural Lease Applications at Red Rock Dam and Lake Red Rock Project

Rock Island, Illinois—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is seeking applications for 15, five-year agricultural leases. Applications will be evaluated based upon the highest annual rental proposed. [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-16

Coralville Lake Recreation Fee Changes

IOWA CITY, IA – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Washington D.C. has implement changes in the recreation day use fees charged for boat launches and swimming beaches managed by USACE including Coralville Lake. Changes have been made related to day use fees, USACE annual pass fees, America the Beautiful sales and America the Beautiful Senior and Access pass usage. [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-16

Seeking Nominations for Veterans Trail Dedication

IOWA CITY, IA – Each year on Memorial Day, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake and the Johnson County Veterans organizations honor local military veterans who have served their country. The public is invited to nominate individuals who meet the criteria in order that they may be recognized for outstanding service in the U.S. Armed Services. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-16

Coralville Lake Shoreline Management Plan Revision Open House - Comment Period Runs Through March 18, 2016

Iowa City, IA. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has been revising the Coralville Lake Lakeshore Management Plan which is now referred to as the Coralville Lake Shoreline Management Plan. The draft plan is now available for public review and comment. We will be hosting an open house on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Coralville Lake Office located at 2850 Prairie Du Chien Road NE, Iowa City, Iowa. The purpose of the open house is to informally meet with individuals and groups to discuss the proposed Coralville Lake Shoreline Management Plan revisions. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-16

Volunteers Needed at Corps of Engineers Parks

Rock Island, IL - The Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is seeking volunteers to fill positions in parks located along the Mississippi River in Thomson, IL, Hampton, IL and Rock Island, IL. [Read More]
Published: Jan-30-16

Coralville Lake Bald Eagle Watch & Expo

Iowa City Iowa - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake will be co-hosting a Bald Eagle Watch and Expo on Saturday, February 6, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at North Central Junior High, 180 E. Forevergreen Road, North Liberty, Iowa. The watch site is at Coralville Lake below the dam in Tailwater West. Co-hosts are the Iowa City Bird Club and Iowa Audubon. This event is free to the public and will be held at the two different locations simultaneously. [Read More]
Published: Jan-29-16

New Mobile App Available from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District has released a new, free mobile application for public use on both Android and Apple internet capable mobile devices. [Read More]
Published: Jan-27-16

Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch 2016

Muscatine, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project invites the public to enjoy a day of eagle viewing and activities. The annual Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch will take place Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Pearl City Station in Riverside Park, 100 Harbor Drive, Muscatine, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: Jan-16-16

Unstable Ice on Coralville Reservoir

Iowa City, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is warning individuals to be careful on frozen lakes. Due to heavy precipitation during the month of December, the Coralville Lake level is currently more than 10 feet above the normal elevation for this time of year. This high water level during the winter is extremely unusual and brings with it some very real hidden dangers. [Read More]
Published: Jan-07-16

Saylorville Lake Ice Warning

Johnston Iowa - The majority of lakes and rivers within Iowa have seen unusually high water for this time of year. Saylorville Lake peaked at nearly 30 feet above normal on December 22 and has been falling about a foot per day since. With cold winter temperatures closing in, ice will be forming on the lake. As the pool continues to fall, ice shelves and extremely slippery shorelines exist. If an ice shelf formed, there is nothing supporting the ice underneath. Use extreme caution along the shoreline and do not go out onto the ice. [Read More]
Published: Jan-06-16
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