• August

    From the Wicomico River to Deal Island

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and several local, state and federal agencies have been partnering up to find a new placement site on the eastern shore of Maryland for material dredged from the Wicomico River. After extensive research and evaluation, USACE and partners agreed on the Deal Island Wildlife Management Area in Somerset County to hold the material and also provide beneficial long-term environmental benefits.
  • 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.
  • July

    From Junior Engineer In Training to Branch Chief, Cirincione inducted into Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees

    Frank Cirincione, who started his career as a Junior Engineer in Training, served USACE and the Baltimore District for more than four decades and was inducted into the Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees during an awards ceremony Jun 25, 2021 at the district headquarters.
  • 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.
  • Construction continues at Carlisle Barracks

    The Army Corps of Engineers is proud to be a part of a team that includes Carlisle Barracks, the U.S. Army War College, and other stakeholders involved in the General Instruction Building project. With more than 201,000 square feet of space, this facility will support multiple strategic education programs and enhance the college’s ability to develop strategic leaders and influential ideas.
  • 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.
  • Sue Lewis signs new lease on retirement

    After more than 41 years of federal service, Susan Lewis, chief of Real Estate Division, is
  • 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.
  • June

    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.
  • May

    PSA – Army Corps advises boaters to remain vigilant while navigating Tred Avon oyster reef construction zone over Memorial Day weekend

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, cautions the public about the construction
  • BOEM, Army Corps, and State of Maryland Enter Agreement for Sand Resources

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District (Corps) and the state of Maryland Department of Natural Resources have entered into an agreement allowing the Corps to use sand from the Outer Continental Shelf for scheduled beach nourishment as part of its Atlantic Coast of Maryland Shoreline Protection Project.
  • Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season

    Warmer weather is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
  • April

    Army Corps announces Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes facility openings, face mask & life jacket requirements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District (USACE), will open Ives Run Campground from May 1, 2021, until Oct. 31, 2021. The Cowanesque Lake, Tompkins Campground, will open from May 15, 2021, until Labor Day. USACE reminds all visitors, volunteers and employees to wear a face mask in all USACE buildings and facilities or outdoors if physical distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Ron Rabena, Friends of Raystown Lake president, to receive 2021 Enduring Service Volunteer Award during Cleanup Day

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District team members will assist in presenting the Corps Foundation Enduring Service Volunteer Award to Ron Rabena, Friends of Raystown Lake (FRL) president, during the Raystown Lake annual Cleanup Day, May 1, 2021, at noon at the Tatman Run picnic shelter. The Corps Foundation is the only nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to supporting the nation's lakes, rivers and the lands surrounding them.
  • Army Corps installs danger signs along check dams, reminds public of safety risks

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, in coordination with local partners, is installing danger signs along several check dams associated with its southern New York flood risk management projects. These dams can pose serious safety risks to the public when they are used recreationally.
  • Army Corps to host Virtual Public Meeting on Wicomico River Maintenance Dredging, Placement Site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, is hosting a virtual public meeting April 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. to provide information and solicit input on the upcoming Wicomico River maintenance dredging and placement site location at the Deal Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The meeting can be accessed via WebEx or phone.
  • March

    Washington Aqueduct names new General Manager

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced the selection of Mr. Rudy Chow