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America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Interagency Passes are available for purchase at St. Louis District Lake Offices and Visitor Centers.
Engineers Far From Ordinary: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in St. Louis takes a look at the story of the St. Louis District beginning with the rich and legendary history of the river as well as the modern history of the District’s innovations in response to the challenges of simultaneously maintaining and regulating navigation, protecting again flooding, and protecting the environment.

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The St. Louis District is responsible for maintaining a navigation channel nine feet deep and 300 feet wide on 300 miles of the Mississippi River from Saverton, Missouri, to Cairo, Illinois. We are also responsible for maintaining a navigation channel on the lower 80 miles of the Illinois River as well as the lower 36 miles of the Kaskaskia River. Strategically situated at the crossroads of three major river systems, the St. Louis District is also located at the critical transition point on the Mississippi River where it is a “locking river” north of St. Louis and the “open river” from St. Louis on south.

Latest News Releases

Kaskaskia Eagle Fest
1/18/2022
The 2022 Kaskaskia Eagle Fest event will be held on Saturday, February 5 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Jerry F. Costello Lock & Dam in Modoc, Ill...
Small World Programs Return to the Rend Lake Visitor Center
1/18/2022
After two years of limited public programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake is excited to kick off Rend Lake’s 50th Anniversary with the Small World...
Rend Lake Small World Program Series- January: Wildly Warm for Winter
1/18/2022
On Tuesday, January 18th, at 10 AM, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake will be presenting “Wildly Warm for Winter” at the Rend Lake Visitor Center as part of the Small World Program series...
It’s time to update what you know about Wood River’s levee system: a brief history and timeline of the system
1/13/2022
Initially organized in 1910, the Wood River Drainage and Levee District protects approximately 20,000 individuals and industry, transportation infrastructure, and 13,700 acres valued at $1.5 billion...
Eagle Watch Event at Case-Halstead Library
1/10/2022
CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Case-Halstead Library, will be hosting an Eagle Watch on Saturday January 29, 2022, at the Case-Halstead Library in Carlyle,...

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