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Free Memorial Day Weekend Locks and Dam Tours

Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering free tours of Locks and Dam #15 during the Memorial Day weekend. These tours will be offered at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. each day from May 24 – 26 and will each last one hour. [Read More]
Published: May-21-14

Campground Programs at Corps of Engineers Parks

Muscatine, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project invites campers and the visiting public to attend campground programs held at Shady Creek Recreation Area and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Fairport Fish Hatchery. Throughout the summer, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, presenters will cover a host of topics for all to enjoy. [Read More]
Published: May-19-14

IL DNR Boating Safety Education Class

Quincy, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project announces that the Quincy Park Rangers will be teaching an Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IL DNR) Boating Safety Education Class. The eight (8) hour class is free and course subjects include: Basic boating safety; Equipment requirements; Motorboat registration and titling; Illinois boating laws; Navigation; Personal watercraft (PWC); and Emergency measures. [Read More]
Published: May-09-14

Blanding Landing Recreation Area Opens for the 2014 Season

Dubuque, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the opening of Blanding Landing Recreation Area on May 9, 2014. [Read More]
Published: Apr-28-14

23rd Annual Mississippi River Eco-Meet Scheduled for Dubuque

Dubuque, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project announces the 23rd annual Eco-Meet on Friday May 16th. This special event will be held at Eagle Point Park in Dubuque, Iowa from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. [Read More]
Published: Apr-28-14

Tours of Lock and Dam #11 to Begin for Season

Dubuque, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that they will offer tours of Lock and Dam #11 in Dubuque beginning on Sunday, May 25th. [Read More]
Published: Apr-28-14

Cattail Slough Recreation Area Closed Due to High Water

Thomson, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that Cattail Slough recreation area south of Fulton Illinois has been closed due to high water levels. [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-14

Pleasant Creek Recreation Area Closed

Dubuque, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River Project announces that it has closed the following recreation area due to the rising floodwaters. [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-14

Corps of Engineers, Nature Conservancy host open house for Emiqoun East Project

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and The Nature Conservancy invite the public to attend an open house for the Environmental Management Program’s Emiquon East Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project on April 16 between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Dickson Mounds State Museum, 10956 N Dickson Mounds Rd, Lewistown, Ill. [Read More]
Published: Apr-10-14

Free Boating Safety Class

Pleasant Valley, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering a free boating safety education class. The class will be held on April 12th and will run from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Apr-06-14
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