Tag: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Celebrate public lands with the Sacramento District

    Put on your work shoes and make tracks during National Public Lands Day! Celebrate our public lands, meet others who love the outdoors and take the opportunity to help out this Sept. 28, 2013 – National Public Lands Day – the 20th annual observance of the event in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District.
  • Corps Central Valley-wide flood study resumes under new cost-share agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, California’s Central Valley Flood Protection Board and the California Department of Water Resources signed a feasibility cost-share agreement amendment Aug. 30 for the Corps’ Central Valley Integrated Flood Management Study.
  • Black Butte Lake closes some camping for season

    Black Butte Lake closes one of two campgrounds for season. Campers and boaters near the Orland park are still welcomed at Black Butte’s other year-round recreation area.
  • Black Butte doubleheader offers service projects, exercise, fun!

    Black Butte Lake will be the Northern California epicenter of an outdoor double happening Sept. 28 -- combining public service, sports and free refreshments -- as National Public Lands Day meets “Let’s Move Outside.”
  • Corps maintains higher water storage capacity at Success Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District announced June 10 it will maintain the operating restriction at Success Dam implemented in 2012. The restriction allows water storage up to 65,000 acre-feet or approximately 75 percent of the maximum capacity of the reservoir behind Success Dam. Ultimately, this could mean more water for local users during high-water months.
  • Corps offers tips on avoiding and treating swimmer’s itch

    Warning signs are being posted at New Hogan Lake with a seasonal recurrence of swimmer’s itch reported by two visitors to the lake today. Visitors are cautioned to avoid swimming where warning signs are posted, and to heed guidance from the Centers for Disease Control to towel dry and shower immediately after swimming, and avoid feeding birds at the lake.
  • Recreation survey at Isabella Lake to begin Memorial Day weekend

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $98,182 contract May 16 to Gulf South Research Corporation of Baton Rouge, La., to conduct user surveys and collect visitor information at recreation sites around Isabella Lake beginning Memorial Day weekend and lasting throughout the summer recreation season.
  • Lakeview Trail at Eastman Lake re-opens

    Bittersweet news from Eastman Lake – a popular hiking trail re-opens to public earlier than expected, as a long-familiar eagle pair did not successfully fledge offspring this year.
  • Orland sports club partners with Corps for first-class fun

    An Orland sports club has partnered with the Sacramento District park at Black Butte Lake to offer a first-class disc golf course for northern California.
  • Kids to Parks Day celebration at Martis Creek Lake

    Camping season has begun at Martis Creek Lake and National Kids to Parks Day, May 18, is a perfect day to celebrate at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District park near Truckee, Calif.