New England News Releases

USACE reminds visitors to practice water safety
5/10/2024
As millions of Americans plan visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and...
USACE’s swim beach at Otter Brook Lake permanently closed
5/8/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that the swim beach at Otter Brook Lake in Keene and Roxbury, N.H., is permanently closed and will not be open to the public when...
USACE hosts open house May 2 in Mansfield Center, Conn., for Mansfield Hollow Lake Master Plan revision
4/19/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will host an open house May 2, 2024, in Mansfield Center, Conn., to kick off a process to revise the 1979 Mansfield Hollow Lake Master Plan for...

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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

Lea Adams Takes the Helm at Hydrologic Engineering Center
5/2/2024
Introducing Lea Adams, appointed Director of the Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) on April 1, whose career trajectory reflects a steadfast commitment to growth and leadership. As a senior hydraulic...
Supporting mental health: Services available to USACE Federal Civilian Employees
5/16/2024
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a timely reminder of the significance of mental well-being, particularly in our workplace. For federal civilian employees of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,...
USACE celebrates Earth Day with tree planting at restoration project
5/10/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and agency partners celebrated Earth Day, April 22, with a tree planting at McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, near...

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    Sen. Shaheen, District Engineer tour Hampton Harbor

    Col. William Conde, New England District Commander, toured Hampton Harbor in New Hampshire with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, May 11 to see the condition of the harbor and to talk about the possibility of dredging it.  The area has not been dredged since 2012.“The winter storms have added quite a bit of shoaling to the anchorage and also damaged the jetty,”
  • New England District projects celebrate Earth Day

    New England District is steeped in tradition – from ceremonies of old to current annual events.  One of these traditions – celebrating Earth Day – has become as time honored as reciting the District’s history during Founder’s Day.Three New England District projects – West Hill Dam, Hodges Village Dam and the Cape Cod Canal – all held Earth Day
  • Cape Cod Canal's Samantha Gray selected as 2018 Legend by American Recreation Coalition

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recognized what most in the New England District already knew: Samantha Gray, Lead Interpretive Ranger at the Cape Cod Canal is a "legend."

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