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  • Operation Blue Roof sign-up for Hurricane Laura extended

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the deadline to apply for Operation Blue Roof to Sept. 30, 2020. The original application deadline was set to expire Sept. 21. Residents can sign up for the program online at www.usace.army.mil/BlueRoof or call toll free 1-888-ROOF-BLU (1-888-766-3258).
  • Fireworks on Lake Shelbyville – 50th Anniversary Celebration

    For Immediate Release: 2 September 2020 Release No.: 20-15 Fireworks on Lake Shelbyville – 50th Anniversary Celebration Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Shelbyville Chamber of Commerce invite you to come out and celebrate Lake Shelbyville’s 50th Anniversary with a fireworks display over the lake on Saturday, September 12th. Fireworks will be launched at dusk from Ramp Point, located in Dam West Recreation Area. Lake Shelbyville has compiled a list of locations best suited for viewing the fireworks. Locations include: Dam West Recreation Area, Dam East Recreation Area, Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center, on top of the Lake Shelbyville Dam, and Dam West Overlook. At 8PM, the Dam Road will be closed to traffic prior to and during fireworks from the 9th street intersection to Dam East.
  • The 2020 Mark Twain Lake Deer Hunt for Persons with Disabilities Special Event Cancelled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regretfully announces that the 2020 Mark Twain Lake Deer
  • Annual Car Show and Haunted Trail Cancelled

    CARLYLE LAKE – Due to public health concerns over the rise of coronavirus cases in the region, the annual Cruz-In the Dam Car Show, which was to be held on August 14 at Mariner’s Village, is cancelled.
  • Summer Hunting Opportunities at Carlyle Lake

    CARLYLE LAKE – Carlyle Lake offers a variety of late summer hunting opportunities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources work together to manage public lands and waters at Carlyle Lake. More than 10,000 acres of public lands are open to public hunting to which all-current Illinois game laws and regulations are in effect. All hunters are required to sign in and out daily and record harvest at the nearest hunter sign in box. Access areas are conveniently located around the lake to provide parking and access to public lands. Several wildlife food plots have been planted around the lake. Plots consist of various crops including sunflowers, corn, and other row crops.
  • Lake Shelbyville Tree Stand Permits now available for the

    Lake Shelbyville Tree Stand Permits now available for the 2020-2021 Deer Season Lake Shelbyville – Lake Shelbyville‘s Tree Stand Policy for this year will remain the same as it was last season. The policy allows hunters to leave one stand up for the season (“Seasonal Tree Stand”) and/or utilize a “Roving” stand that can be left up for a period not to exceed a break in use greater than 72 hours – the length of a three day weekend. Seasonal tree stands may be placed two weeks prior to archery season and must be removed within two weeks of archery season ending. Archery season runs from October 1, 2020 - January 17, 2021.
  • Golinghorst takes command of St. Louis District Corps of Engineers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District welcomed a new commanding officer during a closed change of command ceremony today, attended by personnel essential to the ceremony and viewed by many more on social media.
  • National Great Rivers Museum to Reopen July First

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the National Great Rivers Museum (NGRM) will reopen beginning Wednesday, July 1.
  • Lone Point Campground Now Open At Lake Shelbyville

    Lone Point Campground Now Open At Lake Shelbyville Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville would like to announce Lone Point Campground is now open. Lone Point Campground is 100% reservable and campers must have a reservation through R1S prior to setting up on a campsite. Campers are reminded to follow CDC guidelines while recreating at Lake Shelbyville. Lone Point Group Camp is also open and available by online reservation. Group camp reservations must be 2 weeks in advance and no greater than 1 year in advance. The group camp is available for single site first come, first served camping when there are no reservations posted. For campsite availability or to make a reservation, please visit www.recreation.gov. Reservations by phone at 1-877-444-6777 are scheduled to resume on July 1, 2020. For additional information, please call the Lake Shelbyville Project Office at (217)774-3951. -30-
  • High Water Continues at Lake Shelbyville

    High Water Continues at Lake Shelbyville Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Lake Shelbyville continues to report high water conditions at the lake. The pool elevation is 11.28 feet above normal summer pool (599.7 feet referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The level as of 7 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 was 610.98 feet NVGD. The discharge rate was 1990 cubic feet per second (cfs) and the inflow was 820 cfs.