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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers & City of De Soto to hold virtual public meeting for the De Soto, Missouri, Emergency Action and Evacuation Plan Final Results

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, Flood Plain Management Services Program will host a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. to present the final results of the Emergency Action and Evacuation Plan for the City of De Soto, Mo., in Jefferson County. Due to public health and safety concerns associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic, the public meeting will be held online.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers & City of Eureka to hold virtual public meeting for CAP Section 205 – Eureka, Missouri Flood Risk Management Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, in coordination with the non-Federal sponsor, the City of Eureka is hosting a virtual public scoping meeting on January 20, 2021 to present information and gather feedback from the public on the scope of the CAP Section 205, City of Eureka, Missouri Feasibility Report with Integrated Environmental Assessment, a Flood Risk Management study. 
  • Eagle Watch Event at General Dean Recreation Area

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host the annual Eagle Watch event at the General Dean Recreation Area between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Saturday January 30th, 2021. The World Bird Sanctuary will have a live Bald Eagle on display for public viewing in a heated tent. Please visit any time during these hours to help prevent large gatherings. The event will be different from years prior and be a meet and greet style event. Masks will be required when entering the tent. The General Dean Recreation Area is also one of the best spots around Carlyle Lake to view Bald Eagles in their natural habitat. Those attending the event are encouraged to bring a mask, binoculars or spotting scope, and dress accordingly for the weather as it is an outdoor event.
  • Carlyle Lake Christmas Tree Recycling Project

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be collecting used, real Christmas trees for the annual Christmas Tree Recycling Project. The Corps of Engineers, along with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, uses these trees to provide effective and economical fish habitat at Carlyle Lake.
  • Summer Employment Available at Lake Shelbyville

    Summer Employment Available at Lake Shelbyville Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville is looking for qualified candidates to fill student vacancies for the 2021 summer recreation season. Lake Shelbyville offers a great work experience opportunity for those students who plan to make a career in biological sciences, outdoor recreation, or law enforcement. Temporary student positions are available for graduating seniors and college students at the GS-02 level. These positions are available in Interpretive Services, Visitor Assistance, Facility/Grounds Maintenance, Environmental Stewardship, and Administration with an hourly rate around $12.33 and a 40 hour per week work schedule during the summer term. Candidates may be required to work a combination of days, nights, weekends, and holiday shifts.
  • 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 14, 2020 through January 15, 2021 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.
  • National Great Rivers Museum Temporarily Closed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be closing the National Great Rivers Museum beginning close of business November 20th, 2020 until further notice as a result of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and the subsequent mitigations issued by the state of Illinois. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers remains proactive with regards to the safety and health of all visitors and will provide additional information regarding this closure and any other modifications or restrictions of our Project Areas as it becomes available.
  • Minor Traffic Delays in South Fork Recreation Area at Mark Twain Lake

    Mark Twain Lake, November 18, 2020 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake will begin
  • Lake Shelbyville Trail Closures for Firearm Deer Seasons

    For Immediate Release 17 November 2020 Release No.: 21-03 Lake Shelbyville Trail Closures for Firearm Deer Seasons Lake Shelbyville- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville would like to remind public land users of upcoming trail closure dates. Camp Camfield, General Dacey Mountain Bike Trail, and the Illini Trail are all closed to any non-hunting users or activities for the duration of first and second firearm deer season as well as muzzleloader season. Trails do not close for archery deer season. 2020 Firearm Deer Season Dates: First Firearm Deer Season - November 20-22, 2020 Second Firearm Deer Season - December 3-6, 2020 Muzzleloader Deer Season - December 11-13, 2020 For additional information, please call the Lake Shelbyville Project Office at 217-774-3951. -30-
  • Hunter Ethics

    CARLYLE LAKE - With the fall hunting season underway, hunters are reminded of their obligation to practice ethical and safe hunting while in the field. Remember, your personal ethics might not match your neighbors, but certain guidelines do pertain to all hunters.