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  • Carlyle Lake Christmas Tree Recycling Project Rescheduled

    CARLYLE LAKE – Due to inclement weather, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake has rescheduled the annual spring Christmas tree recycling/fish habitat improvement project for Saturday, 23 March 2019. The event will take place at the Allen Branch Boat Ramp located in Eldon Hazlet State Park starting at 8:30 a.m.
  • Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville

    Eagle Day at Lake ShelbyvilleLake Shelbyville – Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville is scheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. The center will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. with three different opportunities for event participants to view birds up close. First, a 30 minute bald eagle program for kids is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. At 11:00 a.m., there will be a 1 hour “talk and gawk” session where a live bald eagle and presenter will be available for visitors to photograph and ask questions to the Illinois Raptor Center staff. Finally, a one hour show at 12:30 p.m. will feature appearances from many different North American Birds of Prey.
  • Blood Donors to Receive Free Camping

    CARLYLE LAKE – The American Red Cross in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting a blood drive on Monday, 18 March 2019 at the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The American Red Cross works diligently every day to keep an adequate supply of blood available. The need for blood is ongoing—24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In the United States a blood transfusion is needed every two seconds. The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give the gift of life to help meet the demand.
  • Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Improvement Day

    Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Improvement Day Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Alliance will place donated Christmas trees and artificial structures into Lake Shelbyville to enhance the fisheries on March 16, 2019. Volunteers with large jon boats are needed as well as volunteers on shore to help bundle and place trees in boats. To volunteer, meet at the Lone Point Recreation Area boat ramp parking lot by 8:30 a.m. Volunteers are required to sign in prior to starting work at 9:00 a.m. A free lunch will be provided.
  • Summer Employment Available at Carlyle Lake

    Carlyle Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is looking for qualified candidates to fill student vacancies for the 2019 summer recreation season. Carlyle Lake offers a great work experience opportunity for students pursuing a career in the field of biology, outdoor recreation, or natural resource management.
  • Kaskaskia Watershed Association to hold Annual Summit

    CARLYLE LAKE - The 19th Annual Kaskaskia Watershed Summit sponsored by the Kaskaskia Watershed Association, Inc. (KWA) will be held Monday 4 March 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mariners Village Convention Center, Carlyle, Illinois. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. This year’s theme “Working on Solutions” will focus on how the resources of the Kaskaskia watershed and how to use them in the future. Speakers include:
  • Applications Available for Lake Shelbyville Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors

    Applications Available for Lake Shelbyville Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors Lake Shelbyville – The 30th Annual Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wolf Creek State Park will be held November 22 through November 24, 2019. Applications are available for pickup at the Lake Shelbyville Project Office, online at http://tinyurl.com/LakeShelbyville-Hunting, or mail by contacting the Environmental Stewardship Department at 217-774-3951 Ext. 7049. Applicants must possess a state-issued disabled person identification card or a disabled veteran identification card. This year, 10 spots will be held for Wounded Warriors. All disabled veterans wounded in combat are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted by March 29, 2019 to the Lake Shelbyville Project Office, 1989 State HWY 16, Shelbyville, IL 62565.
  • Corps of Engineers to host Open House on radioactive waste clean up

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host an open house to share information about clean-up activities impacting the Downtown and North St. Louis areas affected by low-level radiological contamination. The public is invited Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Hazelwood Civic Center East, 8969 Dunn Road, Hazelwood, MO 63042.
  • Eagle Watch Event at Case-Halstead Library

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Case-Halstead Library, will host Eagle Watch on Saturday, 9 February 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Mark Twain Lake Announces the 8th Annual Antler Shed Hunt for Youth

    Mark Twain Lake, January 11, 2019 – Are you looking for a new outdoor adventure? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake in partnership with the Monroe City Whitetails Unlimited Chapter, the Mark Twain Lake Visitors and Educational Resource Center Committee, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Mark Twain State Park are proud to announce the return of the Annual Shed Hunt for Youth. This event will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center.