US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • June

    Simko named Sacramento District Regulator of the Year

    Heidi Simko, a regulatory assistant for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, has been named the 2016 District Regulator of the Year and awarded the Randy Snyder Regulatory Excellence Award. She earned the award for her “outstanding reliability, can-do spirit and unwavering commitment to the team and the regulatory mission throughout the year,” said Mike Jewell, chief of Regulatory Division.
  • Amanda Fuller: Introspective, funny, genuine … lawyer?

    “Sometimes lawyers don’t understand how uncomfortable conflict is for other people,” says Amanda Fuller, deputy district counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District. “The Socratic Method is at the heart of law school – you study in a state of constant questioning. Every sentence you say in law school is open to challenge from the instructor or your colleagues." She admits a fondness for spirited discourse.
  • Weapons of mass production: Corps to defend bee habitat

    In 2006, adult honeybees started to disappear from hives. Few, if any, dead bees were found in or around the hives. They were simply vanishing. Once so prevalent they were taken for granted, the decline of bees has increasingly brought them into the spotlight as an important species that needs protection.