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Archive: 2013

Corps updates status on maintenance at Raystown Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake began maintenance repairs September 2012 to its two tainter gates that help regulate the lake’s water level. [Read More]
Published: Dec-26-13

Raystown opens recreation areas for Canada Goose hunting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announces the opening of portions of the following [Read More]
Published: Dec-20-13

Jennings Randolph Lakes accepting Christmas trees for recycling

Jennings Randolph Lake, W. Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake will be [Read More]
Published: Dec-11-13

Jennings Randolph Lake forest management announces timber harvest as part of forest management plan

The Jennings Randolph Lake staff announces a timber harvest is scheduled for a 45-acre area near the Robert W. Craig Campground beginning Nov. 30. [Read More]
Published: Oct-31-13

Public invited to open house to discuss oyster restoration in the Tred Avon River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and Maryland Department of Natural Resources will host an open house to discuss oyster restoration efforts on the Tred Avon River on Nov.r 7 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the NOAA Environmental Science Training Center at the Cooperative Oxford Lab (904 South Morris Street, Oxford, MD 21654). [Read More]
Published: Oct-30-13

Area Army Corps permitting offices to close; permits on hold

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has temporarily closed its regulatory offices and furloughing its 45 regulatory employees due to a lapse of Fiscal 2014 funds. The review of any pending permit applications will be suspended until new funding becomes available. Regulatory offices closing include the District’s main branch in Baltimore, as well as field offices located in State College, Pa.; Carlisle, Pa.; Tioga, Pa.; and Easton, Md. Regulatory staff will also refrain from attending any meetings, presentations or outreach opportunities due to the lack of available funds. [Read More]
Published: Oct-15-13

Army Corps closes roads surrounding Indian Rock Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Indian Rock Dam, York, Pa., has closed four roads surrounding Indian Rock Dam as part of normal emergency high water procedures due to current weather conditions. [Read More]
Published: Oct-11-13

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. [Read More]
Published: Oct-10-13

Area Army Corps parks extend temporary openings during shutdown

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has extended the date of how long their owned and operated lakes can temporarily remain open to October 14. This is an extension from the original projected date of October 7. This means that their projects throughout the Susquehanna and Potomac River Basins can continue full operations for another week despite a lapse in federal funding. Corps-operated campgrounds and day-use areas will remain open during this time and all reservations will be honored. [Read More]
Published: Oct-03-13

Raystown Lake announces access roads openings, hunting stand rules

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake will open select access roads to accommodate various upcoming hunting seasons. Unannounced closures of gated roads are possible due to weather, road conditions or special activities such as logging operations. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-13
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