US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District

American Wetlands Month videos

American Wetland Month videos

 
Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District celebrates American Wetlands Month
- Featuring Barbara Walther, St Paul District Senior Ecologist

 


Lock and Dam 3 forest mitigation
- The St. Paul District environmental stewardship section has been busy lately planting trees near Bay City, Wis. The reforestation project began as a way to mitigate floodplain forest and wetlands that were lost due to the nearly $70 million dollars in renovations to Lock and Dam 3, near Red Wing, Minn.
           
 
   

American Wetlands Month Stories

A Corps regulator’s life: Challenges and opportunities
5/19/2014
Corps regulators have many duties and responsibilities. They work with federal laws, including the Clean Water Act; Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, National Environmental Policy Act; Endangered...
Floodplain forests provide habitat, recreation and mitigation
5/19/2014
The St. Paul District environmental stewardship section has been busy lately planting trees near Bay City, Wis. The reforestation project began as a way to mitigate floodplain forest and wetlands that...
Corps, partners develop plan to protect wetlands
5/19/2014
Northeast Minnesota is known for its views of Lake Superior, outdoor recreation opportunities, the call of the loon and its pristine wetlands. ...
Watershed planning offers hope to challenging problems
5/19/2014
The district recently finished one of its first comprehensive watershed reports, the Sunrise Watershed Study, solely for environmental purposes and the benefit of watershed managers. ...
Wetlands support flood risk reduction
5/19/2014
While wetlands play an important role in providing habitat for a myriad of species and serve as a filter for aquifers, they also play an important role in reducing the impacts of floods....
Wetlands provide more than scenic views of nature
5/7/2014
Have you ever wondered what wetlands actually do for society or the environment? Barbara Walther, senior ecologist, said these areas, a place between water and land, provide value to both communities...
Regulatory 101: Science, people and America’s waters
5/7/2014
“When everybody is equally unhappy, we probably did our job right,” joked Tamara Cameron, regulatory branch chief. “Nobody ever says, ‘Thank you for making me get this permit.’...