US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District

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Crosscurrents - Fall 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, talks about the challenges and opportunities the Corps of Engineers faces in the future during a town hall at the district’s headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, Sept. 1.
FARGO, N.D. - Mark Wilmes, is the new St. Paul District recreation and natural resources chief.
Resident engineer Scott Baker, center, during the weekly progress meeting and site visit Aug. 11, 2015, for the Harper’s Slough project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, located within the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. It will protect five existing islands and construct an additional seven islands using material from the backwater and main channel. The program emphasizes habitat rehabilitation and enhancement projects and long-term resource monitoring. Project component includes dredging backwater areas and channels, constructing dikes, creating and stabilizing islands and controlling side channel flows and water levels. Once the project is completed, the project will be turned over to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, who manages the refuge.
ROSEAU, Minn. - From left, state Rep. Dan Fabian, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, St. Paul District Commander Col. Dan Koprowski, Roseau, Minn., Mayor Jeffry Peolowski, state Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, Mark Karl of Polaris Industries, and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources representative Kent Lokkesmoe, dedicated the Roseau Flood Risk Management project Aug.18.

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