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Black Butte Lake to celebrate National Public Lands Day early on Sept. 19

Black Butte Lake near Orland, California, will celebrate National Public Lands Day early this year, waiving fees for its day-use recreation areas and hosting volunteers for a number of park improvement projects on Sept. 19. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks to celebrate National Public Lands Day

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District parks will celebrate National Public Lands Day this month by waiving fees for its day-use recreation areas and hosting volunteers for a number of park improvement projects. [Read More]
Published: Sep-14-15

Experience the great outdoors during “Every Kid in a Park” recreation initiative

President Obama, with the support of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced the start of a new initiative to give every child in the United States the chance to explore and learn about America’s great outdoors. The Every Kid in a Park initiative will provide all fourth grade students and their families with free admission to more than 2,000 federally-managed sites nationwide for a full year. [Read More]
Published: Sep-02-15

Corps extends comment period for Martis Creek Lake master plan update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has extended the public comment period for the draft Martis Creek master plan update and accompanying environmental assessment by two weeks, meaning comments can now be submitted for consideration until Jan. 3, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Dec-17-14

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

Day-use fees waived for military families at Corps parks

Active military service members and their families are invited to enjoy free access to day-use facilities throughout the Sacramento District and at any of the more than 2,500 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks across the nation. [Read More]
Published: May-02-13

Black Butte Lake closes Observation Point Road

Officials at Black Butte Lake park have closed Observation Point Road to vehicle traffic during repairs to erosion damage caused by recent rain storms. Black Butte Lake Park, near Orland, is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District. [Read More]
Published: Dec-14-12

Sacramento District parks and lakes are “greener” than ever

Even though it’s autumn, parks managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will soon be “greener” than ever – using wind power, solar power, electric vehicles, active recycling campaigns and more to reduce their ecological footprint and help meet the Department of Defense’s sustainability goals. [Read More]
Published: Oct-15-12

Enjoy your holiday on the water, play it safe

The Fourth of July is one of the busiest holiday weekends. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District would like to remind its parks visitors - and everyone recreating on or near the water - to have fun and play it safe this Fourth of July. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-12
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