New England News Releases

USACE evaluating construction alternatives for future repair work on Stamford Hurricane Protection Barrier
4/11/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that the district is in the early planning stages for necessary maintenance and repair of the Stamford Hurricane Protection...
Beaches, some roads to remain closed when North Hartland Lake, Union Village Dam recreation areas open for the season May 25
4/10/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that ongoing work to recover from flood damage from storms last year will delay the season opening of some beach areas and roads...
USACE seeks comments on proposed work in Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island
3/29/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Quonset Development Corporation for proposed work in...

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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

San Antonio’s Westside Creeks: Reaching for Ecosystem Sustainability
2/20/2024
Mention Westside Creeks to most people in Texas and you will get that bewildered “what did you say?” sideways glance, wanting more information to know what is being referenced. But speak the same to...
Lake Cumberland park ranger receives Star of Life Award
3/12/2024
PADUCAH, Ky. (March 12, 2024) – Park Ranger Tanner Rich received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division’s Star of Life Award during a workshop here March 5, 2024, for his...
USACE, Chicago District hosts Open House networking event
3/19/2024
Registration is open!Open House: Thursday, April 4, 2024Central Standard Building, 231 S. LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60604...

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    Summer Seasonal Park Rangers Are True Assets to Our Missions

    As Park Ranger and Natural Resources Specialists in the New England District, we have many disciplines to manage.  They include our primary mission of operating and maintaining our flood control dams to our other missions such as recreation management of the parks. Environmental stewardship encompasses our environmental regulations -- in particular

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