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Lake Shelbyville Kids Fishing Tournament

Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville is hosting a free fishing tournament for children under 13 on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Opossum Pond. The pond is located near the entrance to the Opossum Creek Recreation Area. Participants are encouraged to pre-register by calling 217-774-3951 ext. 2, though it is not mandatory. [Read More]
Published: May-11-18

Live Raptor Show at The M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center Mark Twain Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake would like to announce a Live Raptor [Read More]
Published: May-10-18

Boaters Can Earn $75 Cash

Lake Shelbyville - You can earn $75.00 for approximately two hours of your time participating in a focus group session if you are an adult male boater between the ages of 20 and 60, who is available on the afternoon of April 28, 2018. The Corps of Engineers Natural Resources Education Foundation, doing business as The Corps Foundation, is working in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a focus group session with men who don’t always wear a life jacket while boating and swimming. We are seeking feedback on our “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns” campaign products, including a new mobile game app. [Read More]
Published: Apr-13-18

Summer Student Employment Available at Mark Twain Lake

Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake is seeking applicants for [Read More]
Published: Apr-10-18

Boaters Can Earn $75 Cash

Clarence Cannon Dam & Mark Twain Lake - You can earn $75.00 for approximately two hours of your time [Read More]
Published: Apr-06-18

Carlyle Lake Increasing Downstream Releases

CARLYLE LAKE - As of 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2017 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 451.91 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 5,660 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Wednesday, April 4, 2018 was approximately 17,660 day second feet (dsf). With current precipitation on the ground, Carlyle Lake is forecasted to crest at 453.2 NGVD on Saturday, April 7, 2018. In order to free up flood control storage in the lake and to continue to provide benefits to other project purposes, in accordance with the water control plan, downstream releases will increase to approximately 10,000 cfs on Sunday, April 8, 2018. Carlyle Lake Dam is operating as designed, helping to reduce stages on the Lower Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers. [Read More]
Published: Apr-05-18

Carlyle Lake Pool Update

CARLYLE LAKE - As of 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 451.32 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The current release rate is approximately 5,700 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Tuesday, April 3, 2018 was approximately 14,420 day second feet (dsf). With current precipitation on the ground, Carlyle Lake is forecasted to crest at 454.0 feet NGVD on Monday, April 9, 2018. Carlyle Lake Dam is operating as designed, helping reduce flood stages on the Lower Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers. [Read More]
Published: Apr-05-18

Lake Shelbyville to host Pack the Park at Coon Creek Campground

Lake Shelbyville – Camping season is finally upon us. To celebrate, Lake Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide free camping during Pack the Park at Coon Creek Campground on May 10-12th, 2018. Campsites will be available on a first come, first served basis Thursday through Saturday night. Paid camping will resume on Sunday, May 13. [Read More]
Published: Apr-05-18

Carlyle Lake Pool Update

CARLYLE LAKE - As of 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 450.76 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The current release rate is approximately 5,560 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Monday, April 2, 2018 was approximately 10,910 day second feet (dsf). With current precipitation on the ground, Carlyle Lake is forecasted to crest at 452.0 feet NGVD on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Carlyle Lake Dam is operating as designed, helping reduce flood stages on the Lower Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers. [Read More]
Published: Apr-03-18

Firewood Cutting Opportunity at Coles Creek

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will extend the opportunity for individuals to obtain a Special Use Permit to cut up downed trees for firewood at Coles Creek Campground. Permits are available at the Carlyle Lake Project Office from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Apr-02-18
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