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 Town of Tisbury in Vineyard Sound at 190 Beach Road
10/22/2021
 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 Town of Tisbury for proposed work in Vineyard Sound at 190...
Construction work to cause temporary Wilder Street access road closure October 26 at Edward MacDowell Lake
10/22/2021
 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that contractors will begin construction work Oct. 12, 2021 at Edward MacDowell Lake in Peterborough, New Hampshire, to replace...
USACE seeks comments on proposed work by RI Waterfront Enterprises LLC in East Providence, Rhode Island
10/7/2021
 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a request to extend and modify an existing permit to conduct work in waters of the United States from RI Waterfront Enterprises LLC of...
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

Huntsville Center showcases programs, capabilities during small business forum
10/20/2021
Hundreds of participants, mostly small business owners and business representatives from across the country, logged in to learn about Huntsville Center’s more than 40 programs and upcoming...
Commitment to high-quality blue roof installations for Ida survivors
9/28/2021
Water-logged floorboards. Moldy sheetrock. Broken windows. Desperation. For many survivors of Hurricane Ida, the storm itself was not the worst part—the worst of their experience was the growing...
USACE Vicksburg District Mat Sinking Unit forges ahead with revetment mission
9/15/2021
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) forged ahead with revetment operations on the Mississippi River, Tuesday, following a safety pause...

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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.