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Corps awards $116K contract to improve visitor amenities at Black Butte Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $116,531 contract to improve access to restroom facilities at Black Butte Lake, the Corps park near Orland. Patterson Taber General Engineering of Marysville was awarded the contract Sept. 30, 2014. [Read More]
Published: Oct-01-14

Corps to host public meetings to update Pine Flat Lake master plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host public meetings Sept. 9-10 seeking input to update Pine Flat Lake and Dam’s master plan, which guides the management of natural and cultural resources and development of recreation-related facilities in and around the Corps-managed reservoir 35 miles east of Fresno. [Read More]
Published: Aug-25-14

Black Butte Lake is ready for guests

Have no reservations -- there’s plenty of gorgeous blue water, camping and updated facilities ready for use at Black Butte Lake. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recreation park near Orland now has 85,000 acre-feet of water -- seven times as much as the seasonal low from back when photos of the dry, cracked lakebed came to symbolize California’s drought. [Read More]
Published: May-09-14

Eastman Lake hosts free Kids Fishing Day, April 26

Families are invited to introduce their children 15 and younger to the fun of fishing during a free Kids Fishing Day, April 26, 2014, at Eastman Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park near Raymond. [Read More]
Published: Apr-14-14

Corps seeks marina operator at Success Lake

Revitalized water recreation at Success Lake is another step closer as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District advertises the availability of a lease for a commercial marina at the popular reservoir near Porterville. [Read More]
Published: Mar-17-14

Some Black Butte Lake boat ramps re-open following recent rain

Boaters have regained use of more launching ramps at Black Butte Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District facility near Orland, following recent rainfall. [Read More]
Published: Mar-10-14

Low water levels close Black Butte Lake’s Buckhorn boat ramp

Due to low water conditions, Buckhorn boat ramp at Black Butte Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park near Orland, has been closed. Boats may still be launched from the ramp in Eagle Pass Recreation Area and Buckhorn Campground remains open on a first-come basis throughout the winter. [Read More]
Published: Dec-03-13

Corps parks invite current military, veterans and their families for a day at the park

Current and former U.S. armed forces members and their families are offered a free day in any Corps park on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. USACE began offering this recognition in 2006. [Read More]
Published: Oct-23-13

Area Army Corps parks re-opening in time for weekend

Recreation areas, including many popular waterside campgrounds, are re-opening at the 10 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District parks as the federal government resumes normal operations today – in plenty of time for the upcoming weekend. [Read More]
Published: Oct-17-13

Government shutdown will close area Army Corps parks Oct. 6

As of Sunday, Oct. 6, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will close public access to its 10 parks in California as a result of the federal government shutdown. [Read More]
Published: Oct-04-13
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