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35th Annual Bald Eagle Watch

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Clinton Community College, Clinton Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge will be hosting the 35th Annual Bald Eagle Watch on Saturday January 5, 2019. Educational programs and environmental exhibits will be held at the Clinton Community College. Eagle viewing will be held at Lock and Dam #13 in Fulton, Illinois. [Read More]
Published: Dec-13-18

Temporary Hunting Restriction on Dec. 15

Please be advised that hunting area between North Overlook campground and Wallashuck campground will be CLOSED to hunting on Saturday, December 15th between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The area is normally open to public hunting but will be closed due to an event. Please contact the Lake Red Rock Project Office at 641-828-7522 for further questions. [Read More]
Published: Dec-11-18

Sugar Bottom Mountain Bike Trails and Disc Golf Course Closure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close Coralville Lake’s Sugar Bottom Mountain Bike Trails and Sugar Bottom Disc Golf Course near Solon, Iowa beginning Saturday, December 1. This closure is to accommodate the shotgun and muzzle loader hunting seasons for whitetail deer. Both the trails and disc golf course will be closed from December 1, 2018 to January 27, 2019. [Read More]
Published: Nov-30-18

Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Resumes Daily Operations

The Illinois Waterway Visitor Center will resume normal operating hours November 29 with its doors open seven days a week. [Read More]
Published: Nov-29-18

Saylorville Lake Outflow Will Affect Des Moines River Levels

Saylorville Lake Outflow will Affect Des Moines River Levels The water level at Saylorville Lake has [Read More]
Published: Nov-28-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2019 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-18

Corps releases final report on deterring movement of Asian carp into the Great Lakes

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released The Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study – Brandon Road Final Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report and EIS). A review period will run November 23 through December 24. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-18

Lockport Lock and Dam Closes Temporarily Due to Gun Range Activity

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, temporarily closed the Lockport Lock and Dam today when crews at the lock became concerned about gun range activity in close proximity to lock operations. [Read More]
Published: Nov-13-18

Public Input Sought on Green Bay Levee & Drainage District Alteration

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is reviewing a request from the Green Bay Levee & Drainage District No. 2 located near Burlington, Iowa, to alter the height of their levee. [Read More]
Published: Oct-31-18

Coralville Lake to Host Halloween Haunted Trail Event

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting its 3rd Annual Haunted Trail at Coralville Lake. The event will be held at Sugar Bottom Campground located at 2192 Mehaffey Bridge Road, NE, Solon, Iowa, 52333 on Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3 from 7-9 p.m. each night. The haunted trail is recommended for tweens, teens and adults. A family area with nature activities, a PG movie, bounce house, face painting and more will be available for participants of all ages. [Read More]
Published: Oct-23-18
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