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Kilpeck Landing Recreation Area Closed Until Further Notice

Grandview, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that Kilpeck Landing Recreation Area located north of Grandview, IA is closed until further notice. Please contact the Muscatine Park Ranger Office at (563) 263-7913 for more information. [Read More]
Published: Apr-08-13

Volunteer Needed at Corps of Engineers Park

Muscatine, IA-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River Project is looking for a fulltime Volunteer Campground Host at Blanchard Island Recreation Area. The Volunteer Campground Host position runs from May 15, 2013 through October 15, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Mar-28-13

Earth Day Cleanup at Andalusia Slough

Andalusia, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project invites you to celebrate Earth Day by participating in a cleanup at Andalusia Slough along the Mississippi River. Free lunch will be provided following the day’s work. This event will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Andalusia Slough Recreation Area. [Read More]
Published: Mar-28-13

Nature Backpacks in Corps Parks

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project has created a Nature Backpack Program in an effort to provide an opportunity to encourage children to learn more about the natural world. The nature backpacks contain many different indoor and outdoor activities to engage children. [Read More]
Published: Mar-28-13

FREE Boating Safety Classes

Pleasant Valley, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering five different opportunities to attend a free boating safety education class. The classes will be held on the following dates: March 16th, March 30th, April 13th, April 27th, and May 11th 2013. [Read More]
Published: Mar-04-13

Corps awards $4 million contract to build Mississippi River islands in Pool 9

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $4 million contract to McHugh Excavating and Plumbing, Inc., of Onalaska, Wis., Feb. 5 to begin construction on the second and final stage of its Capoli Slough Islands habitat restoration project, taking place five miles south of Lansing, Iowa, in Pool 9 on the Mississippi River. [Read More]
Published: Feb-05-13

Coralville Lake Bald Eagle Watch & Expo

IOWA CITY, IOWA –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake will be hosting a Bald Eagle Watch and Expo on Saturday, February 9, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This event is free to the public and will have two different locations going simultaneously. [Read More]
Published: Feb-05-13

Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch 2013

Muscatine, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project invites the public to enjoy a day of eagle viewing. The annual Bald Eagle Watch, a part of the Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Weekend Festival held in Muscatine, Iowa, will take place Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Jan-17-13

Critical rock removal work progressing efficiently resulting in open channel

ST. LOUIS. MO., January 13, 2013 – The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. [Read More]
Published: Jan-13-13

Historic Clock Tower and Eagle Watch Tours

Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that the Visitor Center at Locks and Dam #15 is inviting guests to participate in Historic Clock Tower and Eagle Watching Tours. Learn about the Historic Clock Tower building as you climb the stairs to the top. Waiting there is a spectacular view of the Mississippi River where you will have the opportunity to see Bald Eagles who visit our area during the cold winter months. [Read More]
Published: Jan-07-13
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