US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District

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New England News Releases

Fourth meeting of Gould Island Restoration Advisory Board to be held on Thursday, Sept. 26
9/18/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The fourth meeting of the Gould Island Restoration Advisory Board is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 in Jamestown, Rhode Island. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Town...
Corps seeks public comment on 6 projects applying for funding through New Hampshire’s In-Lieu Fee program
9/17/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is seeking public comment on 6 projects in the Merrimack River Service Area which have applied for funding through New...
Corps of Engineers supports paddlers on West River with white water releases in Jamaica, Townshend
9/17/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to release water from Ball Mountain Dam and Townshend Dam in Jamaica and Townshend, Vermont, on Saturday and Sunday,...
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.
After sustaining damage during Winter Storm Juno in 2015, the Scituate Harbor North Jetty in Scituate, Massachusetts has been successfully repaired.
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

La limpieza de municiones en Culebra avanza, aumentando la seguridad para su uso recreativo
7/26/2019
Culebra, una isla ubicada a 17 millas al este de la isla principal de Puerto Rico, es conocida por sus arenas blancas y suaves, lo que la convierte en un lugar de vacaciones favorito para los turistas...
Bio-acoustic fish fence expected to be operational this fall
7/30/2019
GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (July 30, 2019) – An experimental project designed to deter Asian carp from entering Lake Barkley is underway. Officials addressed stakeholders and media today on the deployment of...
Gathright Dam’s third pulse release set for Aug. 14
8/9/2019
Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to conduct the year’s third water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Aug. 14....
Recreational Harbor Economic Benefit Surveys on Lake Ontario
8/13/2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario...
District stars shine at USACE Awards
8/15/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recognized three Sacramento District employees and a planning team as the best in the business for their extraordinary efforts in Fiscal Year 2018.Arianna...

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.

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