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Raystown Lake receives field trip grant from National Park Foundation

HESSTON, Pennsylvania– Raystown Lake is one of 186 federal sites selected to receive a 2015 field [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-16

Oyster restoration delayed in the Tred Avon River

The Baltimore District announced Feb. 2, 2016, that it has delayed oyster restoration in the Tred Avon River at the request of its non-federal cost-share sponsor, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. This delay affects 8 acres of reef restoration that was part of an initial 24-acre project performed in spring 2015. Additionally, the delay will impact 20 - 30 acres of shallow-water reef restoration planned for a contract award in summer 2016 with construction taking place in winter 2016/2017. As a result of this delay, the Baltimore District plans to send a portion of its available oyster restoration funding in 2016 to the Corps’ Norfolk District for Bay restoration in Virginia. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-16

Army Corps seeks public comment on modified permit process for activities in Maryland

The Baltimore District released for public comment its proposal to renew and revise its existing Maryland State Programmatic General Permit (MDSPGP), with the addition of two new authorized activities for culvert pipe grouting and stormwater management facilities. This permit will be valid for 5 years and applies to activities proposed in waters of the United States, including navigable waters, streams, rivers, other open waters and wetlands within Maryland. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-16

Robert W. Craig Campground at Jennings Randolph Lake opens for 2016 reservations; boasts campground improvements

JENNINGS RANDOLPH LAKE, West Virginia – The Robert W. Craig Campground at Jennings Randolph Lake is [Read More]
Published: Jan-22-16

Inclement weather dates to be used for joint MDE and USACE public hearings for DNR's permit application to dredge Man O' War Shoal

Inclement weather dates to be used for joint MDE and USACE public hearings for DNR's permit application to dredge Man O' War Shoal for oyster shell. Please visit the updated public notice for more information on the dates of the hearings as well as the proposed work being discussed - http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/PublicNotices/PublicNoticeView/tabid/16587/Article/637607/pn15-89-mdnrfisheries-serviceman-owar-shoal-shell-dredging-2009-61802.aspx [Read More]
Published: Jan-22-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin $25.6 million Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging contract

Starting this month, crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will begin dredging roughly 2.6 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $25.6 million contract awarded this past fall. [Read More]
Published: Jan-07-16

Kick Off of Dyke Marsh Restoration Project, Largest Remaining Freshwater Wetlands in the Washington Metropolitan Area

The Baltimore District and the National Park Service will begin small-scale geotechnical drilling at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, the week of Oct. 19. This investigation is in preparation for a proposed interagency project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh. A 2009 study of Dyke Marsh by the NPS and the U.S. Geological Survey found that this unique ecosystem would be entirely lost by 2035 without restoration efforts. Dyke Marsh is home to more than 300 species of plants and 270 species of birds - including the only known breeding population of marsh wrens in the region. [Read More]
Published: Oct-19-15

Hunting Opportunities at Raystown

RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pa. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake will open select access roads [Read More]
Published: Oct-06-15

Baltimore Distict prepares for heavy rain, winds

The Baltimore District is preparing for potential flooding and emergency support to the Susquehanna River and Potomac River watersheds in anticipation of heavy rains and the effects of Hurricane Joaquin. With costal flood risk management projects in Ocean City, Maryland, along with 16 reservoirs and nearly 150 miles of levees throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, New York, and West Virginia, Corps officials are taking measures to reduce the risk of flooding to communities throughout the region. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-15

Howell Run Boat Launch Recreation Area closed for the season

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake has closed the Howell Run Boat Launch [Read More]
Published: Sep-14-15
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