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Locks and Dam # 15 Tours Cancelled July 21

Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that tours of Locks and Dam #15 will be cancelled on July 21st. The Mississippi River Visitor Center will still remain open during this time. [Read More]
Published: Jul-15-13

Wood Whittling Program at Fisherman's Corner Campground

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is inviting guests to come experience a campground program on Wood Whittling. Join Berry Williams as he shares his knowledge of whittling using little more than a pocket knife and a piece of wood. Visitors are invited to attend this program on Saturday, July 20th at 7:00pm [Read More]
Published: Jul-15-13

Locks and Dam # 15 Tours Cancelled

Rock Island, IL-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that tours of Locks and Dam #15 will be cancelled on July 14th. The Mississippi River Visitor Center will still remain open during this time. [Read More]
Published: Jul-08-13

Water Safety Program to be Presented at Fisherman's Corner Campground

Hampton, IL-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is inviting guests to come experience a campground program on Water Safety. Join Corps Park Ranger Drew Vlazny as he goes over some safety tips when recreating on or near the water. [Read More]
Published: Jul-08-13

IL DNR BOATING SAFETY EDUCATION CLASS

Quincy, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project announces that the Quincy Park Rangers and The Eagles Nest will co-sponsor an Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IL DNR) Boating Safety Education Class. [Read More]
Published: Jul-02-13

Thomson Causeway Recreation Area Partially Open for Weekend

Thomson, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the partial reopening of the Thomson Causeway Recreation Area at 12:00 pm noon on Friday July 5, 2013. The recreation area had been closed due to flooding. [Read More]
Published: Jul-02-13

Grant River Recreation Area Reopens

Potosi, WI - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the reopening of the Grant River Recreation Area at 4 pm on July 3, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Jul-02-13

Locks and Dam # 15 Tours Cancelled

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that tours of Locks and Dam #15 will be cancelled on July 6th and 7th. The Mississippi River Visitor Center will still remain open during this time. [Read More]
Published: Jul-01-13

Recreation Areas Close Due To High Water

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that the following recreation areas are closed due to the rising floodwaters. Thomson Causeway, Thomson Illinois Lock & Dam 13 (camping and boat ramp), Fulton Illinois Cattail Slough, Fulton Illinois Bulger’s Hollow, Clinton Iowa [Read More]
Published: Jun-26-13

Corps activates Emergency Operations Center to provide flood-fight support

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (June 26) – In response to the recent heavy rains and the National Weather Service forecasts predicting the potential for major flooding in areas along the Upper Mississippi River and tributaries, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, activated its Emergency Operations Center today for the third time since April. [Read More]
Published: Jun-26-13
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