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This edition highlights protecting and preserving the environment, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #4. The content within this issue showcases the extraordinary environmental stewardship efforts across the Army.
May is Asian American Pacific Islander month. This year’s theme for AAPI is “We Answered the Call,” recognizing selfless service and sacrifice made by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. (Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute graphic)
Here are things that you can do while enjoying the great outdoors that will help keep you and others safe. #ResponsibleRecreation
If you’re finding it hard to estimate what exactly 6-feet looks like, here are Bobber the Water Safety Dog and a USACE park ranger using some common recreational items to help you determine the appropriate distance you should keep from other people. #ResponsibleRecreation

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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

Campgrounds Open at Lake Shelbyville
5/29/2020
Campgrounds Open at Lake ShelbyvilleLake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville would like to announce Coon Creek, Forrest W. “Bo” Wood, Lithia Springs, and Opossum Creek...
High Water at Lake Shelbyville
5/26/2020
For Immediate Release:26 May 2020Release No.: 20-10High Water at Lake ShelbyvilleLake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Lake Shelbyville has reported high water conditions at...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campgrounds at Wappapello to Open Soon
5/13/2020
Wappapello Lake – Keeping in line with state and federal guidelines, the Corps of Engineers is pleased to announce Corps operated campgrounds at Wappapello Lake will open for the season just in time...
Mark Twain Lake Campground Changes and Opening Information
5/11/2020
Mark Twain Lake, May 11, 2020 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding during this time as the campground opening...
Change of Command for Mississippi Valley Division
5/7/2020
Maj. Gen. R. Mark Toy will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), to Maj. Gen. Diana M. Holland in a formal change of command ceremony June 30...

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