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Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch 2017

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 28, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Pearl City Station in Riverside Park, 100 Harbor Drive, Muscatine, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: Dec-22-16

33rd Annual Clinton Bald Eagle Watch – Jan. 7

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Clinton Community College, and the Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge will be hosting the 33rd Annual Bald Eagle Watch on Saturday January 7, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Dec-13-16

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use [Read More]
Published: Nov-08-16

Thomson Causeway Trick-or-Treat in the Park – Oct. 15

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is hosting its annual Trick-or-Treat in the Park at the Thomson Causeway Recreation Area in Thomson, Illinois. The event will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 3 - 5 p.m. Thomson Causeway is located on the west side of Thomson, Illinois, on Lewis Avenue off Main Street. [Read More]
Published: Oct-11-16

Recreation Areas Reopen as Water Recedes

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is reopening several recreation areas along the Mississippi River that were recently closed due to flooding. [Read More]
Published: Oct-07-16

Lock and Dam 16 Visitor Overlook Access

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – Beginning Monday, Sept. 19, access to the Lock and Dam 16 visitor overlook will be restricted due to construction activities at Lock and Dam 16. The visitor overlook will remain closed during construction activities which are scheduled to conclude in mid-March 2017. Limited access to the visitor overlook will be available during special events such as the Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Weekend, January 27-29, 2017. Winter is a popular time at the visitor overlook due to the large concentrations of eagles that roost near the dam. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-16

River Commission hosting Public Meeting in Hannibal

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The Mississippi River Commission hosts a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi while it is docked at the Hannibal (Missouri) Riverfront on August 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-16

Corps, Partners celebrate 30 year anniversary for Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The Rock Island, St. Paul, and St. Louis Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with their partners, will host a ceremony Aug. 8 at 4:30 p.m. to commemorate 30 years of service for the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. The ceremony will take place at Riverside Park, adjacent to the Radisson Hotel in La Crosse, Wisconsin. [Read More]
Published: Aug-04-16

Rock Island District Hosts Public Open House to Celebrate 150 Year Anniversary

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, as part of its 150th Anniversary celebration, will host a public open house aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi August 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. while the vessel is docked at River Heritage Park in downtown Davenport, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: Jul-29-16

Bicycle Tour of the Rock Island Arsenal

Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that the Mississippi River Visitor Center at Locks and Dam #15 is inviting guests to bring their bicycles for a tour of historic Arsenal Island. This six-mile ride will be held on Sunday, July 17th from 11:30am – 1:00pm. [Read More]
Published: Jul-10-16
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