Archive: 2011
  • Idaho Fish and Game and Corps of Engineers to provide May 23 public

    Ahsahka, Idaho – The Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to a Dworshak Reservoir Nutrient Supplementation Project update at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 23, at the Best Western Lodge at River’s Edge at 615 Main Street in Orofino, Idaho.
  • Updated McNary Shoreline Management Plan almost complete; Media invited to learn more about soon-to-be-released draft EA\FONSI

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites members of the news media to meet with Corps officials Tuesday, May 17, to learn more about the soon-to-be-released draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) associated with the Corps’ effort to update the McNary Shoreline Management Plan.
  • Rainstorms forecasted to increase river flows; Corps stands ready to assist communities

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Warming temperatures followed by a significant storm off the Pacific Ocean on Saturday and Sunday are forecasted by the National Weather Service to pass through Idaho and parts of Eastern Washington and Oregon. River flows are anticipated to reach near-, at- or above-flood stage on several river within the Snake River Basin, according to the National Weather Service River Forecast Center which can be found online at
  • McNary Dam hosts free fishing derby for kids

    UMATILLA, Ore. – Young anglers are invited to a free fishing derby at McNary Lock and Dam on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Dworshak announces May showings of nature-themed movies

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – The public is invited to attend free nature-themed movie presentations at the Dworshak Dam Visitor Center theater during May, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at the dam announced today.
  • Summer recreational vessel lockage schedule begins May 15

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Sunday, May 15, marks the start of the summer schedule for recreational boaters using navigation locks to travel past U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers, Corps navigation planners announced today.
  • Lucky Peak staff schedules ‘rooster tail’ displays

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to discharge water Saturday and Sunday through Lucky Peak Lake's outlet structure (located adjacent to the powerhouse) to create the classic “Rooster Tail,” historically one of the area’s popular attractions.
  • Corps to hold security exercise in Walla Walla May 4

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a pre-planned security exercise at its headquarters building in downtown Walla Walla on Wednesday, May 4. Individuals or groups of district personnel may be seen participating in this exercise in the vicinity of the headquarters building at 201 North Third Avenue at any time that day. Exercise scenarios may occur indoors or outdoors.
  • Low-water operations won't stop warm-weather fun at Dworshak

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – Enjoy springtime in North Idaho at outdoor recreation facilities operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Dworshak Dam and Reservoir.
  • Corps of Engineers offers spring recreation opportunities on Lake West

    KAHLOTUS, Wash. – Outdoors enthusiasts can enjoy spring at recreation facilities on Lake West managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.