• Coralville Lake Bald Eagle Watch & Expo

    IOWA CITY, IOWA –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake will be hosting a Bald Eagle Watch and Expo on Saturday, February 9, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This event is free to the public and will have two different locations going simultaneously.
  • Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch 2013

    Muscatine, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project invites the public to enjoy a day of eagle viewing. The annual Bald Eagle Watch, a part of the Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Weekend Festival held in Muscatine, Iowa, will take place Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Critical rock removal work progressing efficiently resulting in open channel

    ST. LOUIS. MO., January 13, 2013 – The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel.
  • Historic Clock Tower and Eagle Watch Tours

    Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that the Visitor Center at Locks and Dam #15 is inviting guests to participate in Historic Clock Tower and Eagle Watching Tours. Learn about the Historic Clock Tower building as you climb the stairs to the top. Waiting there is a spectacular view of the Mississippi River where you will have the opportunity to see Bald Eagles who visit our area during the cold winter months.
  • Corps’ officials meet with Illinois leaders to discuss low water operations

    VICKSBURG, Miss., December 18, 2012 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. John Peabody and St. Louis District Commander Col. Chris Hall met with state and local representatives yesterday in Alton, Ill., to discuss current and future actions the Corps will take to maintain a safe and reliable navigation channel during low water.
  • 29th Annual Clinton Bald Eagle Watch

    Clinton, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Clinton Community College and the Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge will be hosting the 29th Annual Bald Eagle Watch on Saturday January 5, 2013.
  • Corps, Muscatine celebrate completion of Mad Creek Flood Risk Management Project

    MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Rock Island District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Muscatine invite the public to help celebrate the completion of the Mad Creek Flood Risk Management Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony, December 6 at noon. The ceremony is being held just upstream of the 2nd Street Bridge in the parking lot of HON Industries in Muscatine.
  • Sugar Bottom Bike Trails Closed in December

    The Sugar Bottom Mountain Bike Trails will be closed starting December 1st. The trails will be
  • Army Corps of Engineers and City of Des Moines complete Central Place Levee

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Rock Island District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Des Moines invite the public to help celebrate the substantial completion of the Central Place Levee in Des Moines with a ribbon cutting ceremony, November 7 at 10 a.m. The ceremony is being held adjacent to the Levee at the end of College Avenue in Des Moines.
  • Corps sends dewatering experts to New York for Hurricane Sandy recovery

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Rock Island District is deploying a team of engineers today to New York to support the Corps’ dewatering assistance to the state.