US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • 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.
  • Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch 2014

    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 25, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Winner, South Dakota native Randy Braley receives Order of the de Fleury Medal

    Randy Braley, whose hometown is Winner, S.D., was awarded the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District Commander, Col. Mark Deschenes, during an awards ceremony Dec. 9 at the Naval Reserve Center on Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill.
  • 30th Annual Clinton Bald Eagle Watch

    Clinton, IL - 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 30th Annual Clinton Bald Eagle Watch on Saturday January 4, 2014.
  • Lock and Dam #18 Recreation Area Closing

    Gladstone, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the Lock and Dam #18 Recreation Area closure from December 18th through March 4th for downstream lock bulkhead slots installation.
  • "National Water Trail" Designation for Lake Red Rock

    The Red Rock Trail at Lake Red Rock, Knoxville, Iowa, has officially been designated as a National Water Trail by the National Park Service. Joining the Red Rock Trail is The Island Loop Route Water Trail in Michigan and The Missouri National Recreation River Water Trail that flows through South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa. These three trails join 11 previously dedicated water trails across the country.
  • Lock and Dam 22 Boat Ramp to be Closed

    Saverton, MO - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project announces that Lock and Dam 22 boat ramp and parking lot will be closed to the public from December 2, 2013 through March 14, 2014 due to major construction to Lock 22.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts ribbon cutting ceremony

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (Oct. 21) – The public and media are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the substantial completion of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers flood risk management project protecting the Davenport, Iowa, Iowa American Water Treatment Plant in Davenport, Iowa. The ceremony, hosted by the Corps’ Rock Island District, takes place Oct. 24 at 9:30 a.m. on the grounds of the water treatment plant which is located near the intersection of Mound Street and River Drive, across from the East Village of Davenport.
  • Halloween Trick-or-Treat in the Park

    Thomson, IL-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project will be hosting the annual Trick-or-Treat in the Park on Saturday, October 19th, from 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. at the Thomson Causeway Recreation Area.
  • Bicycle Tour of Historic Arsenal Island

    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 a bicycle tour of historic Arsenal Island.