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  • Summer internship position available at Raystown Lake Project

    HESSTON, Pennsylvania– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Raystown Lake are seeking to fill
  • Be a part of the solution to lake pollution!

    RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania  — The Friends of Raystown Lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Department receives national award for partnership with Raystown Lake

    RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pa. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) granted the Marklesburg Volunteer Fire
  • Administration’s fiscal 2017 budget calls for $109.3 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District’s Civil Works program

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 (FY 2017) includes roughly $109.3 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. This funding allows Baltimore District to continue to maintain and improve water resources infrastructure, bringing economic and environmental returns to the Nation, while reducing risks to public safety.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jennings Randolph Lake announces Fourth of July scheduled activities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake will host tours of the dam, interpretative programs and other family friendly activities as part of this year’s (2014) Fourth of July weekend.
  • Army Corps announces changes to recreation area campground closures

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District will close recreation area campgrounds earlier than originally planned due to the current lack of an appropriations bill. Since the government shutdown started, the District has been routinely monitoring fiscal year 2013 funds in order to minimize the public’s impact and adhere to their normal closing date schedule. However, with those funds uncertain past October 31, two timelines have been adjusted in order to winterize facilities.
  • Corps of Engineers celebrates National Public Lands Day, creates habitat

    The Baltimore District at Jennings Randolph Lake will host their 20th Annual National Public Lands Day event, Sept. 28. The staff with local Boy Scouts of America and the Friends of Jennings Randolph Lake will add bundled Christmas trees donated for recycling earlier this year to the lake creating cover for fish and enhancing nursery habitat for juvenile fish. In turn, this will benefit shoreline fishing and overall fish habitat at Jennings Randolph Lake.