The Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program will host its inaugural coordinating committee meeting, April 5 at The Bend Event Center in East Moline, Illinois.
From June 1-Sept. 30, 2023, Brandon Road, Dresden Island and Marseilles locks are scheduled to close to navigation for critical repairs and maintenance. Click the link below for more details.
To keep the wicket dams at Peoria and LaGrange lock and dam on the Illinois Waterway operational, trained divers must perform wicket inspections and routine maintenance on an annual basis.
Veterans of the U.S. Armed Services and Gold Star Families can obtain a free lifetime pass to thousands of federal recreation sites spread out across more than 400 million acres of public lands, including national parks, wildlife refuges, and forests. Click the link below to learn more.
Each winter, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, conducts eagle counts to monitor the presence of the American bald eagle near locks and dams on the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. The surveys are conducted at 8:30 a.m. every Wednesday and published to the web for public information.
Public safety is the number-one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Rock Island District urges everyone planning to be on or around water to practice boating and water safety.
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