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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Camping season opens at Black Butte Lake

    Campsites in Buckhorn recreation area and the Orland Buttes campground will reopen April 1 at Black Butte Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park near Orland, Calif.
  • Corps signs Record of Decision, selects phase 4 plan for Folsom spillway

    A Record of Decision for the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway’s fourth phase was signed by Col. William J. Leady, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, here March 8, 2013, officially completing the environmental process and selecting a proposed plan for the project’s next phase of construction.
  • Eastman Lake to expand fishing opportunities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have agreed to reopen a vast section of Eastman Lake near Madera to fishing on a seasonal basis beginning in August.