Announcements

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District Recreation Sites Mask Policy

The mask policy at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District recreation sites and facilities is based on local and state-specific guidance and requirements. Visitors to our parks and facilities need to ensure they are following the latest applicable local and state guidance.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to resume collection of day use recreation fees October 1

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will resume the collection of fees at its day use recreation areas beginning October 1. Fee collections were suspended earlier this year when recreation areas were closed due to COVID-19 precautions. 

Coronavirus Information

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New England News Releases

USACE seeks comments on proposed work by Maine Dept. of Transportation in Old Town
11/23/2021
 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from the Maine Department of Transportation for proposed work at...
USACE solicits comments on proposed work by MassDOT along Route 20 in Charlton and Oxford
11/23/2021
 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for proposed...
Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day
11/3/2021
 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this week that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11.The...
Local bird watchers descended upon West Hill Dam armed with pen, paper and a few binoculars to participate in West Hill Dam’s annual Backyard Bird Count.
Construction of the System Management Engineering Facility (SMEF), the 40,000 square foot, 2-story addition, is well underway and progressing rapidly.
For vessels wanting to enter Plymouth waters, dredging to remove shoals from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts is currently underway and on schedule.

News From Around the Corps

Corps’ chief signs report to move Port of Long Beach deep-draft navigation project forward
10/15/2021 UPDATED
Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and the Port of Long Beach are one step closer to improving navigation efficiencies and safety for existing and prospective...
Soldier with 1340th Engineer Combat Battalion remembered for series of WWII contributions
11/5/2021 UPDATED
Army Sgt. William Farrar landed with his engineer combat battalion on Omaha Beach on D-Day – June 6, 1944 – at the beginning of the largest seaborne invasion in history that left about 4,500 Allied...
The Magic Behind the Mystery: Fiscal New Year for Dummies
10/6/2021
The importance of the end of the fiscal year is something almost anyone working for the federal government is somewhat familiar with, but for Contracting and Resource Management, the days leading up...

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Photos

Rat Race participants paddle down the Miller River.  Tully Lake and Birch Hill Dam performed water releases for the popular local race.  200 paddlers participated and 500 spectators watched the event.
Clean up work at the Hatheway & Patterson Superfun site in Foxborough/Mansfield, Massachusetts, December 6, 2009.  The completed project was recently taken off the EPA's National Priorities List.
Cape Cod Canal Park Ranger Elisa Carey hosts a leaf presentation for the Junior Ranger Program.
West Hill Dam Park Rangers Ron Woodall and Viola Bramel speak to a student during a local fair.  West Hill Dam Junior Rangers who visit Corps Educational Booths or attend interpretative programs at the dam receive credit towards graduation.
Siberian Husky team running in the Fun Run at Franklin Falls Dam.
Aerial View of the restoration work at Bird Island in Massachusetts.
Engineers Week 2017
The New England District Ranger Color Guard pass over the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts during the town’s Patriot’s Day  parade, April 17, 2017.
Dredging operations at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site.
Cleanup at the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Project in November 2009.