• Mark Twain Lake Weather Closures

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces that the Warren G. See South Spillway Recreation Area, including the Berti Shooting Range will be closed until road conditions allow safe travel into the area. The areas will re-open as soon as roadways are safe to navigate. If you need more information please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at 573-735-4097.
  • Carlyle Lake Christmas Tree Recycling Project

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be collecting used 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 an effective and economical means of providing fish habitat at Carlyle Lake.
  • Boundary Maintenance Work at Carlyle Lake

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will perform boundary maintenance work from December 16, 2013 through January 10, 2014 on multiple sections of the boundary line at Carlyle Lake. Boundary line maintenance work consists of uniformed Park Rangers and volunteers walking the boundary lines, replacing signposts, identifying encroachments on government property, inspecting mowing permits and clearing brush. The maintenance work is performed annually during the winter months when vegetation is at a minimum. Boundary line maintenance is necessary in order to maintain a visible boundary line and to protect the public lands at Carlyle Lake. The areas scheduled for maintenance will consist of various subdivisions located around the lake.
  • “Masters of the Sky”: Eagles, Falcons, and Hawks Oh My!

    The National Great Rivers Museum along with the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation announces the return of the “Masters of the Sky” show, presented by the World Bird Sanctuary, February 15, 16, and 17, 2014, at the National Great Rivers Museum.
  • Scouting for Eagles! - Cub Scout Eagle Day

    The National Great Rivers Museum invites cub scouts to experience bald eagles like never before on Saturday, January 18th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.! Get your pack together to witness live Bald Eagles in action. Your group will explore the behavior and habits of these famous creatures, discover the adaptations that help them survive in the wild, and meet with a live Eagle from the World Bird Sanctuary. They will learn about the nesting habits and migration paths of these majestic birds of prey. Boys will experience a bird’s eye view of the eagles from atop Melvin Price Locks and Dam through high powered spotting scopes.
  • Holiday Closures

    The National Great Rivers Museum and Rivers Project Office, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announce the following holiday schedule. Both facilities will be closed on December 24 and 25 in observance of Christmas, and December 31 and January 1 in observance of the New Year.
  • Corps of Engineers to remove rock from Mississippi River channel

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will begin work Tuesday on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages.
  • Holiday Hours Announced for M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center

    Mark Twain Lake - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the holiday hours of operation for the
  • 2013 Water Control Operations/Dam Safety Meeting

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans for a public workshop to be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mariner’s Village Resort Conference Center in Carlyle, Illinois.
  • Corps to talk progress, future of Metro East levees

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two open houses this week to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East.