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December, 2013


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. [Read More]
Published: Dec-23-13

Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch 2014

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 25, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Dec-22-13

Winner, South Dakota native Randy Braley receives Order of the de Fleury Medal

Randy Braley, whose hometown is Winner, S.D., was awarded the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District Commander, Col. Mark Deschenes, during an awards ceremony Dec. 9 at the Naval Reserve Center on Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill. [Read More]
Published: Dec-20-13

30th Annual Clinton Bald Eagle Watch

Clinton, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Clinton Community College, and the Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge will be hosting the 30th Annual Clinton Bald Eagle Watch on Saturday January 4, 2014. [Read More]
Published: Dec-17-13

Lock and Dam #18 Recreation Area Closing

Gladstone, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the Lock and Dam #18 Recreation Area closure from December 18th through March 4th for downstream lock bulkhead slots installation. [Read More]
Published: Dec-04-13

"National Water Trail" Designation for Lake Red Rock

The Red Rock Trail at Lake Red Rock, Knoxville, Iowa, has officially been designated as a National Water Trail by the National Park Service. Joining the Red Rock Trail is The Island Loop Route Water Trail in Michigan and The Missouri National Recreation River Water Trail that flows through South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa. These three trails join 11 previously dedicated water trails across the country. [Read More]
Published: Dec-02-13