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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. 

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New England News Releases

Muddy River Flood Risk Management project to cause temporary Riverway lane closure Nov. 30
 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today another upcoming temporary lane closure on Riverway as dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million...
USACE seeks comments on proposed modification to the Maine NRCP In-Lieu Fee program
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News From Around the Corps

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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.