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Summer Employment Available at Carlyle Lake

Carlyle Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is looking for qualified candidates to fill student vacancies for the 2019 summer recreation season. Carlyle Lake offers a great work experience opportunity for students pursuing a career in the field of biology, outdoor recreation, or natural resource management. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-19

Kaskaskia Watershed Association to hold Annual Summit

CARLYLE LAKE - The 19th Annual Kaskaskia Watershed Summit sponsored by the Kaskaskia Watershed Association, Inc. (KWA) will be held Monday 4 March 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mariners Village Convention Center, Carlyle, Illinois. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. This year’s theme “Working on Solutions” will focus on how the resources of the Kaskaskia watershed and how to use them in the future. Speakers include: [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-19

Corps of Engineers to host Open House on radioactive waste clean up

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host an open house to share information about clean-up activities impacting the Downtown and North St. Louis areas affected by low-level radiological contamination. The public is invited Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Hazelwood Civic Center East, 8969 Dunn Road, Hazelwood, MO 63042. [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-19

Eagle Watch Event at Case-Halstead Library

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Case-Halstead Library, will host Eagle Watch on Saturday, 9 February 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Jan-15-19

Mark Twain Lake Announces the 8th Annual Antler Shed Hunt for Youth

Mark Twain Lake, January 11, 2019 – Are you looking for a new outdoor adventure? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake in partnership with the Monroe City Whitetails Unlimited Chapter, the Mark Twain Lake Visitors and Educational Resource Center Committee, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Mark Twain State Park are proud to announce the return of the Annual Shed Hunt for Youth. This event will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center. [Read More]
Published: Jan-11-19

Carlyle Lake Increasing Downstream Releases

CARLYLE LAKE - As of 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 448.32 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 4,970 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Sunday, January 6, 2019 was approximately 4,860 day second feet (dsf). With current precipitation on the ground, Carlyle Lake has crested. 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 be increased to approximately 8,000 cfs on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. [Read More]
Published: Jan-08-19

2019 Special Events at Carlyle Lake

CARLYLE LAKE – The Carlyle Lake Project Office in partnership with numerous organizations, agencies, groups, and individuals works hard to organize and host a variety of special events throughout the year. These events would not be possible without the support and dedication from all of our partners, volunteers, and the local community. The Corps is proud to present our 2019 Special Events. All of these family-friendly events are free and open to the public. [Read More]
Published: Jan-08-19

Summer Student Employment Available at Mark Twain Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake is seeking applicants for Student Trainee Intern positions for the 2019 recreation season. Specific information regarding these positions is currently posted at www.usajobs.gov. [Read More]
Published: Dec-14-18

Boundary Maintenance Work at Carlyle Lake

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be performing boundary maintenance work from December 10, 2018 through January 18, 2019 on multiple sections of the boundary line at Carlyle Lake. The boundary line maintenance work will consist of uniformed Park Rangers and volunteers walking the boundary lines, replacing signposts, identifying encroachments on government property, inspecting mowing permits, and clearing brush along the boundary line. The maintenance work is performed annually during the winter months when vegetation is at a minimum. Maintenance is necessary in order to maintain a visible boundary line and to protect the public lands at Carlyle Lake. The area of emphasis for the 2018-19 boundary maintenance will be the southern portion of the Carlyle Lake Project. [Read More]
Published: Dec-04-18

Lake Shelbyville Water Control Public Meeting RESCHEDULED

Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Water Control public meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center has rescheduled for February 19, 2019. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the current water control plan for Lake Shelbyville, water control operations, and dam safety. Engineering staff from the USACE St. Louis District office will present information about water control operations and procedures, and dam safety. The Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center is located east of the Lake Shelbyville Main Dam at 1989 State Hwy. 16 Shelbyville, IL 62565. For additional information, call our project office at (217)774-3951 X 2 or email lakeshelbyville@usace.army.mil. -30- [Read More]
Published: Dec-03-18
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