• 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.
  • 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-
  • 2018 Water Control Operations/Dam Safety Public Workshop

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a Water Control/Dam Safety public workshop on Monday, 3 December 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mariner’s Village Resort Conference Center in Carlyle, Illinois.
  • M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center Winter Hours

    November 19, 2018, Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the winter hours of
  • Water Control/Dam Safety Annual Operating Meeting at Mark Twain Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake invites everyone to the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial
  • Lake Shelbyville to host Smithsonian Exhibit

    The Museum on Main Street exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution and Illinois Humanities will be on display at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center from December 15, 2018 – January 26, 2019.
  • Aerial Spraying for Bush Honeysuckle to Take Place this Fall

      For Immediate Release: 02 November 2018 Release No.: 19-03   Aerial Spraying for Bush Honeysuckle
  • Temporary Eagle Bluff Trail Closure at the M.W. Boudreaux Recreation Area

    Mark Twain Lake, November 1, 2018 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake are
  • Temporary Recreation Area Closings at Lake Shelbyville

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wolf Creek State Park will hold the 29th Annual Lake Shelbyville Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities during the first firearm deer season on November 16-18, 2018. The hunt will be conducted in portions of recreation areas at Lake Shelbyville that are closed for the season.
  • WATERFOWL REFUGE AND NO HUNTING ZONES

    Mark Twain Lake, October 30, 2018 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages a waterfowl refuge on