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Archive: 2015

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

Army Corps of Engineers honors local hero

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District commander Col. Ed Chamberlayne honored New York [Read More]
Published: Sep-11-15

Army Corps of Engineers supports new “Every Kid in a Park” recreation initiative at Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes

TIOGA, Pennsylvania – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque, in [Read More]
Published: Sep-02-15

Jennings Randolph Lake announces Labor Day activities

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake, in partnership with the Friends of [Read More]
Published: Sep-02-15

Jennings Randolph Lake hosts 3-D archery tournament

In coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake, the Friends of [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-15

Raystown Lake hosts sidewalk chalk art contest

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake invites the public to their annual “Chalk the Walk” contest at Seven Points Beach on Sat., August 1. [Read More]
Published: Jul-28-15

Baltimore District welcomes its 67th commander

Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne became the 67th commander of the Baltimore District, during a traditional military change of command ceremony Friday at Fort McHenry. He assumed command from Col. J. Richard Jordan III who has commanded the Baltimore District for the past three years. Chamberlayne, a native of Alexandria, Virginia, will now command the Corps district that includes his hometown. [Read More]
Published: Jul-17-15
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