Archive: September, 2013
  • 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.
  • Corps, Friends of Jennings Randolph Lake sponsor annual clean-up event

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake and the Friends of Jennings Randolph Lake invite volunteers to take part in the third annual Route 46 Cleanup day, scheduled for Saturday, September 21 at 10 a.m.
  • Corps of Engineers reviews agreement with non-profit partners at Raystown Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District announced today that it has conducted a review of all Cooperative Joint Management (CJM) arrangements (agreements and leases) it has with its non-profit, cooperating associations at Raystown Lake. Under these arrangements, cooperating associations have been collecting and retaining user fees generated from the public’s use of Army Corps of Engineers-constructed recreation facilities and reinvesting the fees to perform operation and maintenance of facilities within this jointly-managed lease area. The Baltimore District currently has one such agreement in place at Raystown Lake in Huntingdon, Pa., with the Friends of Raystown Lake group.
  • Corps of Engineers Baltimore District launches new phone App

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District recently launched a mobile App to enhance the way visitors are able to access important information about district flood control and recreation projects, navigation, contracting opportunities, and water safety.