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Overview of services available at St. Paul District recreation sites as of May 22, 2020.
This edition highlights protecting and preserving the environment, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #4. The content within this issue showcases the extraordinary environmental stewardship efforts across the Army.
The Summer 2020 edition of Crosscurrents is now available
As part of the district's Dredged Material Management Plan, the public, private entities and government agencies are encouraged to take dredged material free of charge from Corps of Engineers' material stockpiles.

Around the District

The USCGC Wyaconda, a buoy tender homeported in Dubuque, Iowa, heading upriver at Lock and Dam 10 March 17, 2020. They are working on setting channel markers and inspecting other navigation aids along the Upper Mississippi River navigation channel.
Lock and dam staff from the St. Paul District volunteered to come to Lock and Dam 3, near Welch, Minnesota, to help prepare sandbags for spring flooding. Staff borrowed the machine to fill sandbags from the nearby Xcel energy nuclear power plant.
Ice dams form on the Upper Mississippi River near Lock and Dam 6, near Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Ice on the river on Nov. 14 at Lock and Dam 2 in Hastings, Minnesota
Corps staff present at a public meeting
Rep. Angie Craig and Col. Jansen at Lock and Dam 2
Col. Jansen at Marsh Lake Environmental Restoration Project
Maj. Gen. Toy, commander of the Mississippi Valley Division
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, community leaders and Corps representatives in Fargo

Latest News

Corps welcomes 101 days of summer with a water safety message
ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is welcoming the 101 days of summer with a reminder for everyone to play it safe while on the water and to always wear a life jacket.
Published: 5/21/2020
Corps of Engineers reopens lock facilities to the public
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is removing the closures to its facilities near the Mississippi River locks and dams from Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minnesota, to Lock and Dam 10 in Guttenberg, Iowa. The change is effective immediately.
Published: 5/18/2020
Corps of Engineers urges boater safety on Mississippi River
ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is celebrating National Safe Boating Week by urging boaters on the Mississippi River to be smart while on the water.
Published: 5/15/2020

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