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  • Raystown Lake Facilities to Reopen, first Trashmaster Classic clean-up tournament announced

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, reopens Raystown Lake facilities after heavy rains from Hurricane Ida remnants caused significant flooding throughout the region last week.
  • Army Corps works to restore Raystown Lake of heavy rain impacts from Hurricane Ida remnants

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is managing the impacts of flooding at Raystown Lake after heavy rains from Hurricane Ida passed through the region from Tuesday, Aug. 31 to Wednesday, Sept. 2. USACE officials are taking precautionary measures to protect the public by implementing temporary closures to some of Raystown Lake’s campgrounds and facilities that rest near the water.
  • Army Corps, State to host public meeting on Ocean City Inlet projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District (USACE), in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Worcester County, is hosting a hybrid public meeting Aug. 17, 2021, at the Worcester County Library – Berlin Branch at 13 Harrison Ave., from 7 – 8:30 p.m. This public meeting provides an opportunity to discuss two concurrent efforts: a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation in the Ocean City Inlet and a study on the scour hole near Homer Gudelsky Park.
  • Army Corps, Prince George’s County sign agreement, moving Anacostia Watershed restoration forward

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DoE) have signed a Design Agreement that allows for the next steps in restoring the Anacostia Watershed in the county, which has suffered from years of environmental neglect.
  • Army Corps awards contract for renourishment of Ocean City beach

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, awarded a $15.7 million contract on August 2, 2021, for berm reconstruction in Ocean City, to Weeks Marine Inc., based in Cranford, New Jersey.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases Natural Resources Management Strategic Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released a Natural Resources Management Strategic Plan that provides a framework for the future of the USACE Natural Resources Management (NRM) program. The plan ensures wise management of public access to USACE lands and waters in a manner that protects all project purposes and mission areas through responsible outdoor recreation, environmental conservation and land use management while partnering with communities to serve the American people.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District welcomes first female commander

    Col. Estee S. Pinchasin became the 69th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, during a change of command ceremony at the Washington Aqueduct in Washington D.C., July 16, 2021. Pinchasin, the first female leader of the Baltimore District, assumed command from Col. John T. Litz, who had served in the role since July 2018.
  • Bald Eagle fledgling rescued at Raystown Lake Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District staff, and Pennsylvania Game Commission officers successfully coordinated the rescue of a grounded bald eaglet fledgling (or flying away from) the eagle's nest at Raystown Lake Dam, June 29, 2021.
  • Raystown Lake to Participate in Operation Dry Water Campaign, July 2-4

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will participate in the annual Operation Dry Water campaign July 2 – 4, 2021, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PAFBC) as part of a nationally coordinated effort to educate boaters about the dangers of boating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The mission of Operation Dry Water is to reduce the number of alcohol and drug-related incidents and fatalities on the water.
  • Army Corps to receive nearly $40 million in President's proposed fiscal 2022 budget to construct Chesapeake Bay restoration projects

    The President’s proposed budget for fiscal 2022 released May 28, 2021, includes nearly $40 million in Civil Works funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, to construct aquatic ecosystem restoration projects that benefit the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed.