US Army Corps of Engineers
Sacramento District

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  • December

    Employee Spotlight: Park Ranger Kenneth Myers

    Ken Myers is a 45-year-old Corps of Engineers Sacramento District ranger for Hensley Lake and has worked for the Corps for four years. He has also worked at H.V. Eastman Lake. Along with those mentioned, Myers’ other duties include being a Certified Playground Safety Inspector, Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle operator and SPK Water Safety Committee member. He is a former U.S. Army Military Police and a Disabled Veteran.
  • Banking on mitigation to balance protecting aquatic resources with development

    Is it true that Nature earns all the interest in a mitigation bank? When aquatic resources are impacted by development, mitigation banks can help. Sacramento District mitigation specialist Krystel Bell provides an overview.
  • Custodians of disaster relief

    Thanks to a cadre of Corps custodians who prepare year-round, Deployable Tactical Operations System (DTOS) teams are ready to provide their expertise and mobile command centers to quickly respond following hurricanes and other disasters.
  • November

    5 cool features at historic ranch near Isabella Dam project

    Corps archaeologists recently examined several cultural resources and a historic property on a survey of land south of the auxiliary dam construction area. The historic property is a ranch complex with some features dating back to the late 1800’s, remnants of early settlers in California’s southern central valley
  • Formula for winter reservoir management more complicated than it appears

    With the rainy season upon us, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is buckling down to ensure the Central Valley’s reservoirs are ready for whatever the season may or may not bring. While water management is a year-round responsibility, the winter months bring with them especially tough challenges for the Corps in maintaining the delicate balance of flood risk reduction and water supply.