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  • December

    Cooperative agreement promises to aid both manatees and navigation

    During an informal signing ceremony, Jacksonville District Commander Col. Alan Dodd added his name to a cooperative agreement along with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Florida field office supervisors to help manatees and insure the Corps' navigation mission moves forward. The group used the authority provided in the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) to develop a cooperative agreement which provides both agencies flexibility when developing real world solutions to help the manatee in the face of growing pressure.
  • Jacksonville District’s Housing Planning Response Team on the scene in New Jersey

    Within days of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall, which reaped devastating effects across the northeastern seaboard, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District team was among the many national Corps responders to arrive on the scene to provide welcomed relief and assistance.
  • Corps completes Thorpe Rd. Bridge

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District put the finishing touches on the bridge across Thorpe Road over the Rio de Flag in Flagstaff, Ariz. and reopened the thoroughfare to complete the project in December.
  • Tulsa District hosts Eufaula Lake listening session

    Col. Michael Teague, Tulsa District commander, held a Commander’s Listening Session in the Eufaula High School auditorium Dec. 18. The session, which had approximately 80 attendees, was an opportunity to update community members on a variety of topics concerning Eufaula Lake.
  • District Regulator Receives Two Awards for Water Work

    Marcy Leavitt, Texas/New Mexico Branch Chief of the Albuquerque District’s Regulatory Division, recently received two honors recognizing her work that has helped protect not just water quality, but also watersheds and headwaters – precious resources in an arid state.