Tag: Natural Resource Management
  • USACE emphasizes safety during the July Fourth holiday

    WALLA WALLA, Wash.– As the nation's largest federal provider of water-based recreation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emphasizes safety and urges extra caution while recreating on USACE-managed lands during the upcoming Independence Day holiday.
  • USACE to treat Lake Wallula for invasive flowering rush

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District will be performing up to five five-acre treatments in Lake Wallula, part of the McNary Dam reservoir near the Tri-Cities, with the herbicide Diquat Dibromide at an application rate of two gallons per surface acre. This effort is to control the invasive aquatic plant species flowering rush.
  • USACE enacts additional seasonal fire restrictions

    BURBANK, Wash. – The US Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District has implemented a seasonal ban on wood fires in all USACE fire rings, grills, and metal containers at Hood Park, Charbonneau Park and Fishhook Park. This is a preventive action to minimize the risk of human-caused fires during wildfire season and to protect public lands for continued recreational usage.
  • Fire destroys Natural Resource Management building at Ice Harbor

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The Tri-Rivers Natural Resources Management (NRM) Office, located at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam, was destroyed by a fire on the night of May 19. An earlier wildfire in the surrounding area is suspected to have caused the blaze, which is believed to have been ignited from embers near the building. No injuries were reported.
  • 20-047 Corps to close parts of Lewiston Levee Trail for maintenance

    Parts of the Lewiston Levee Trail near Clearwater landing will be closed on Sept. 10 to accommodate asphalt maintenance work, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced today.
  • 20-044 Irrigation pump for Lewiston Levee breaks; Corps makes plans for replacement

    Clarkston, Wash. -- Maintenance staff from the Lower Granite Natural Resources Management Office, part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District (Corps), have discovered that the irrigation pump responsible for operating the irrigation system along the Snake River section of the Lewiston Levee, has stopped working.