US Army Corps of Engineers
Sacramento District

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  • August

    Sacramento District archaeologist helps preserve “layer cake” of history

    Over 1,900 acres of Northern California property located between Folsom and El Dorado Hills is like “a layer cake of modern history,” according to Erin Hess, an archaeologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District Regulatory Division. “This area includes everything from remnants of placer mining, hydraulic mining, dredge mining, dairy operations, roadside inns from the 1800s all the way up to Cold War-era missile research facilities,” said Hess.
  • Practice makes perfect as Corps conducts emergency exercise at Martis Creek Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District hosted a tabletop emergency exercise for Martis Creek Dam July 30 to bring together representatives from more than a dozen federal, state and local agencies to discuss what their response would and should be during an emergency.
  • June

    Presidio upgrades critical to defense language training mission

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District manages construction on several major projects at the Presidio of Monterey in Monterey, Calif. The program incorporates the latest energy and water conservation technologies in order to operate more efficiently and in a sustainable, environmentally friendly manner. Most recently, the Corps broke ground on a new dining facility March 17, 2014, that is designed to feed up to 1300 personnel over a 90 minute period. The Corps is also constructing a new general instruction building for the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and is renovating the school’s cultural center. Both projects will be completed August 2014.
  • May

    Renovations begin for MOTCO fire station

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has begun renovating a fire station at Military Ocean Terminal Concord near Concord as part of a larger plan to modernize the installation by 2020.
  • April

    Pine Flat Lake to host wounded veterans, families

    Offering a laidback day of free fishing, food and fun -- wounded veterans and their families are invited to take part in Take a Warrior Fishing May 3, 2014, at Pine Flat Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park near Piedra.