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Summer Employment Available at Lake Shelbyville

Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville are looking for qualified candidates to fill student vacancies for the 2018 summer recreation season. Lake Shelbyville offers a great work experience opportunity for those students who plan to make a career in biological sciences, outdoor recreation, or law enforcement. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-18

Eagle Watch Event at the Case-Halstead Library

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with the Case-Halstead Library, Carlyle, IL will be hosting an Eagle Watch on Saturday, February 3, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the library. At 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., the World Bird Sanctuary will present “All About Eagles” and will bring a bald eagle to demonstrate the majestic flight and nature of this beautiful bird. Everyone attending the event will have the opportunity to make an eagle craft and observe replicas of a bald eagle skull, talons and feathers to get a better understanding of the bird. Participants can also pick up a map at the library during the event and drive to various viewing locations at the lake. Park Rangers and volunteers will be on top the main dam and at the General Dean Recreation Area with spotting scopes to assist and answer questions. Everyone is encouraged to bring binoculars and dress accordingly for the weather. [Read More]
Published: Jan-30-18

Firewood Cutting Opportunity at Carlyle Lake

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will offer an opportunity for individuals to obtain a Special Use Permit to cut up downed trees in the Dam West Campground. Permits will be available at the Carlyle Lake Project Office from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. beginning February 5, 2018. A total of 10 permits will be issued on a first come first serve basis and there is no charge. All permit holders will be limited to two cords of firewood which may not be used for commercial use or resale. Trees will be located throughout the campground and vehicle access will be limited to paved surfaces only. Cutting dates will be from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday’s and Saturday’s beginning February 9th. [Read More]
Published: Jan-30-18

Mark Twain Lake Janitorial Services Contract Open for Bids

January 24, 2018 – Mark Twain Lake - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the listing of a new [Read More]
Published: Jan-24-18

Mark Twain Lake Refuse Removal Services Contract Open for Bids

January 23, 2018 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the listing of a new Refuse Removal [Read More]
Published: Jan-23-18

Mark Twain Lake Announces the 7th Annual Shed Antler Hunt for Youth

Mark Twain Lake, January 16, 2018 – Are you looking for a new outdoor adventure? The U.S. Army Corps [Read More]
Published: Jan-17-18

Winter Safety at Lake Shelbyville

Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville would like to remind lake users of winter safety. Winter drawdown began on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. At that time, the lake level was 599.83 feet above sea level as referenced to the National Vertical Geodetic Datum (NVGD). As of January 10, 2018, the lake level is 596.86 NVGD and decreasing to the target winter pool level of 594.0. [Read More]
Published: Jan-10-18

Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville

Lake Shelbyville – Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville is scheduled for Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. The center will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. with three different opportunities for event participants to view birds up close. [Read More]
Published: Jan-10-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Hold Workshops

The St.Louis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently updating the Wappapello Lake Master Plan and the Shoreline Management Plan. The purpose for updating these plans is to bring them into compliance with current U.S. Army Corps of Engineers polices and regulations, update visitor use trends and obtain public input to ensure future activities are accomplished in an environmentally sustainable manner. [Read More]
Published: Jan-09-18

Wappapello Lake 2018 Event Calender

Upcoming special event for the 2018 Recreation Year at Wappapello Lake. [Read More]
Published: Jan-09-18
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