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Reservable Campsites to Increase at Lake Red Rock in 2017

The popularity of the campsite reservation program at Lake Red Rock has grown significantly in recent years. In response to demand, the Corps of Engineers will expand the program in 2017. At that time, all sites in Howell Station, North Overlook, Wallashuck and Whitebreast campgrounds will be reservable. [Read More]
Published: Jun-14-16

Corps Temporarily Modifies Saylorville and Red Rock Reservoir Water Releases

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, initiated a temporary modification to outflows today at Saylorville and Red Rock reservoirs to preserve flood storage capacity. This also allows the Corps to identify any unknown impacts as it evaluates the modification as a permanent change to the reservoirs’ water control plans. [Read More]
Published: Jun-08-16

Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16

Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16

Enjoy America’s Waterways, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive

ROCK ISLAND, IL — Before heading out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of [Read More]
Published: May-26-16

Public invited to Capoli Slough Islands restoration project dedication

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will celebrate the completion of the Capoli Slough Islands Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project during a public ceremony at public boat launch in Ferryville, Wisconsin, May 13 at 11 a.m. [Read More]
Published: Apr-28-16

Saylorville Lake Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 23, 2016 12pm – 4:00 pm Saylorville Lake Visitor Center FREE Celebrate the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Saylorville Lake. Help clean up the environment and preserve the natural beauty at Saylorville Lake. Volunteers can meet a Park Ranger at the Visitor Center where they will provide gloves, trash bags and get you started on your project. [Read More]
Published: Apr-14-16

USACE Recreation Fee Changes

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Washington D.C. has implemented changes in the recreation day use fees charged for boat launches and swimming beaches managed by USACE. These fees were last changed in 2002. Changes have been made related to day use fees, USACE annual pass fees, America the Beautiful pass sales and America the Beautiful Senior and Access pass usage. [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-16

Corps of Engineers habitat construction project begins, caution urged near site

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is asking all Mississippi River boating and fishing enthusiasts to exercise caution in and around Mississippi River Pool 9 this summer. [Read More]
Published: Apr-06-16

Deadline for applications for Wheelin' Sportsmen Turkey Hunt Extended to April 1.

The deadline for applications for the Wheelin' Sportsmen Turkey Hunt has been extended to April 1. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along with the Red Rock Lake Association and the Mahaska Fan Club Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) will be hosting its first annual Lake Red Rock Wheelin’ Sportsmen Turkey Hunt on April 23rd 2016. The hunt will pair disabled individuals with volunteer guides from the NWTF in hopes of bagging a turkey and having a great time in the outdoors. [Read More]
Published: Mar-26-16
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