The Mississippi River Commission will host a public hearing Aug. 14 at the Cape Girardeau, Missouri Riverfront, aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI. The hearing is open to the public and scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.
2015 MRC Public Hearing
The Mississippi River Commission will host a public hearing Aug. 14 at the Cape Girardeau, Missouri Riverfront, aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI. The hearing is open to the public and scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.
USACE Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Richard Stevens visited with Col. Anthony Mitchell, commander of the St. Louis District and the St. Louis District team July 22. During his visit, Maj. Gen. Stevens had lunch with the St. Louis District STEM Team, the recent recipients of the 2014 USACE STEM Outstanding Team Achievement Award; toured the St. Louis District Veterans Curation Program Lab; and toured the Applied River Engineering Center.
Maj. Gen. Stevens vists the St. Louis District
USACE Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Richard Stevens visited with Col. Anthony Mitchell, commander of the St. Louis District and the St. Louis District team July 22. During his visit, Maj. Gen. Stevens had lunch with the St. Louis District STEM Team, the recent recipients of the 2014 USACE STEM Outstanding Team Achievement Award; toured the St. Louis District Veterans Curation Program Lab; and toured the Applied River Engineering Center.
Aerial photo on St. Cin Park in (bottom left); mid right is Archdiocese Property; top right Duchesne Park. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently working with the cities of Hazelwood and Florissant and the St. Louis Archdiocese to remediate these areas.
FUSRAP Update: Summer 2015 Newsletter
Are a watershed and a floodplain the same thing? Find the answer to this and many more in the latest FUSRAP Newsletter.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chief of Engineers has recognized the team at Lake Shelbyville for the 2015 Natural Resources Management project of the year. 

Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, acknowledged this project for their accomplishments in management efficiency, public involvement, public safety, management effectiveness, and partnerships as related to all elements of the Natural Resources Management program.
Chief of Engineers recognizes management at Corps’ Lake Shelbyville
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chief of Engineers has recognized the team at Lake Shelbyville for the 2015 Natural Resources Management project of the year. Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, acknowledged this project for their accomplishments in management efficiency, public involvement, public safety, management effectiveness, and partnerships as related to all elements of the Natural Resources Management program.
Check out Carlyle Lake's new water trail map!
Paddle Carlyle Lake
Check out Carlyle Lake's new water trail map!
MAJOR MORGAN B. REESE is the Deputy Commander of the St. Louis District. She began serving as the Deputy Commander on June 1, 2015. She is from Valrico, Florida, and was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers in May 1999.
MAJ Morgan Reese
MAJOR MORGAN B. REESE is the Deputy Commander of the St. Louis District. She began serving as the Deputy Commander on June 1, 2015. She is from Valrico, Florida, and was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers in May 1999.

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Today’s Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI is the fifth U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' vessel to bear that proud name. All of the MISSISSIPPI’s have been intimately associated with the protection and development of the Lower Mississippi Valley. They have seen the valley change from a largely undeveloped and flood-ravaged wilderness to one of the world’s leading agricultural and industrial areas. [More...]

Latest News Releases

Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 8-21, 2015. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues.
Published: 7/29/2015

Carlyle Lake Update and Weekend Activities

CARLYLE LAKE - As of 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday July 21, 2015, the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 452.72 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release rate of approximately 5,440 cubic feet of water per second (cfs). The inflow for Monday July 20, 2015 was approximately 2,050 day second feet (dsf). The lake crested at 454.39 feet NGVD on July 5, 2015. The targeted summer pool is 445.0 feet NGVD. Carlyle Lake is currently working as designed to lessen flooding on downstream sections of the Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers.
Published: 7/24/2015

Partial Closure of Riverlands Way

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rivers Project Office, is announcing the partial closure of Riverlands Way within the Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary in West Alton, MO. This road will be closed from the last parking lot east of the pavilion to the end of the road. This portion of Riverlands Way will be closed from July 23, 2015 until August 8, 2015 for road construction. Access to the Rivers Project Office and Riverlands Way Pavilion will not be impacted.
Published: 7/23/2015

Storyteller Pablo Baum Shares “Fury on the Santa Fe Trail” at Boudreaux Visitor Center, July 25

Mark Twain Lake, Monroe City, Missouri – Storyteller Pablo Baum will share “Fury on the Santa Fe
Published: 7/21/2015

Chief of Engineers recognizes management at Corps’ Lake Shelbyville

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chief of Engineers has recognized the team at Lake Shelbyville for the 2015 Natural Resources Management project of the year. Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, acknowledged this project for their accomplishments in management efficiency, public involvement, public safety, management effectiveness, and partnerships as related to all elements of the Natural Resources Management program.
Published: 7/16/2015

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