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Archive: 2017
  • Lake Shelbyville Eco-Meet Results

    Lake Shelbyville – The 41st Annual Lake Shelbyville Eco-Meet, coordinated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was held at Camp Camfield Ecological Study Area on October 12, 2017. The Eco-Meet is an environmental competition for school students that are in junior high and high school. Junior Varsity teams are comprised of four students from grades seven and eight. Varsity teams are made up of four high school students from grades nine through twelve. A total of 140 students from 35 schools competed in this year’s event.
  • Live Raptor Show at The M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center Mark Twain Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake would like to announce a Live Raptor
  • Annual Halloween Walk at Mark Twain Lake Oct. 20 & 21

    October 4, 2017, Mark Twain Lake – It’s that time of year again when the Indian Creek Campground at
  • Temporary Road Closures at Carlyle Lake

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will continue routine road maintenance and resurfacing work at various locations. These closures are necessary to provide public safety while work crews are on-site, all work is scheduled to be completed by October 31. During this timeframe expect intermittent closures as areas are prepared and maintenance is completed.
  • Haunted Trail at Carlyle Lake

    CARLYLE LAKE – The 2017 Haunted Trail at Carlyle Lake will be Friday, October 20th and Saturday October 21st from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The trail will begin at the Carlyle McDonalds parking lot with a hayride down to the Little Prairie Nature trail where ghost and goblins await. Admission to the trail is $6 per person; all proceeds will go to support the 2018 Fireworks Spectacular. The Haunted Trail is supported by groups who volunteer their time to set up a spook spots along the Little Prairie Nature Trail and haunt the visitors as they pass through. Prizes for the most ghoulish spot will be awarded with a $300 first place prize, $200 for second place, and $100 for third place. If you are interested in volunteering on the trail contact Peggy Hilmes at (618)594-4354. The Haunted Trail is sponsored by the Carlyle Lake Fireworks Committee and the Carlyle Optimist Club, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake.
  • Partial Ramp Closure Announced for Ray Behrens for the Ralls County Kayak Race at Mark Twain Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake will partially close the Ray Behrens Boat Ramp
  • Monarchs and Milkweed

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host Bring Back the Monarchs on Saturday, September 30, 2017 to commemorate National Public Lands Day. The event will take place at the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center at 12:00 p.m. Over the past several years, the monarch butterfly population is the lowest it has been since 1993 and needs your help to recover. Participants at the event will help the recovery by assisting in milkweed seed collection, so they can be planted in areas around Carlyle Lake to help with the monarch’s survival. Milkweed provides monarchs with food, cover and host plants to lay their eggs. Other activities include: monarch crafts, games, photo opportunities, and a monarch program presented by the Butterfly House at 1:30 p.m. Volunteers who assist with seed collection will be given a packet of milkweed seeds to take home to plant.
  • Temporary Closure of the Dam East Boat Ramp

    CARLYLE LAKE – The Dam East Boat Ramp and High Water Ramp will be temporarily closed from Thursday, September 14, through Sunday, September 17, 2017. This closure is necessary to provide public safety and support the 2017 Outdoorsman Show at the Fish House Restaurant. During this timeframe, visitors should use the boat ramps located at the Dam West Recreation or the Coles Creek Recreation Area.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake will host a skills session of the Missouri

    Mark Twain Lake   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, enthusiastic volunteer hunters, Whitetails