Fish and Wildlife Archive

  • Amber Tilton Park Ranger, The Dalles Lock and Dam Every year, thousands of cavity-nesting birds become trapped in vertical ventilation pipes, chimneys and other dark, narrow spaces. Cavity-nesting bird species, which include woodpeckers, chickadees, owls, ducks and falcons typically make their homes in dead or rotting tree wood. A recently […]

    Corps cares for critters

    Amber Tilton Park Ranger, The Dalles Lock and Dam Every year, thousands of cavity-nesting birds become trapped in vertical ventilation pipes, chimneys and other dark, narrow spaces. Cavity-nesting bird species, which include woodpeckers, chickadees, owls, ducks and falcons typically make their homes in dead or rotting tree wood. A recently […]

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  • Dredge Essayons helps safeguard sea turtles during Hawaii dredging Corps partnership demonstrates new approach for species protection Patrice Creel Public Affairs Office, Engineer Research and Development Center The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has been leading research and technology development for 30 years to minimize the risk […]

    Dredge Essayons helps safeguard sea turtles during Hawaii dredging

    Dredge Essayons helps safeguard sea turtles during Hawaii dredging Corps partnership demonstrates new approach for species protection Patrice Creel Public Affairs Office, Engineer Research and Development Center The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has been leading research and technology development for 30 years to minimize the risk […]

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  • Amy Redmond Natural Resource Specialist, Willamette Valley Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers biologists at Fern Ridge Reservoir have banded together with researchers from Eastern Connecticut State University, Loras College and Oregon State University for an international population study to better understand why an overall decline of black tern […]

    Corps Partners in International Black Tern Population Study

    Amy Redmond Natural Resource Specialist, Willamette Valley Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers biologists at Fern Ridge Reservoir have banded together with researchers from Eastern Connecticut State University, Loras College and Oregon State University for an international population study to better understand why an overall decline of black tern […]

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  • Scott Kraynak Park Ranger, John Day Lock and Dam In celebration of Earth Day and in support of the National Pollinator Strategy, John Day – Willow Creek Park Rangers and Lyle Secondary School students created a large pollinator garden at Giles French Park, on the John Day-Willow Creek Project in […]

    Lyle Middle School and the Giles French Park Pollinator Garden

    Scott Kraynak Park Ranger, John Day Lock and Dam In celebration of Earth Day and in support of the National Pollinator Strategy, John Day – Willow Creek Park Rangers and Lyle Secondary School students created a large pollinator garden at Giles French Park, on the John Day-Willow Creek Project in […]

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  •   By Michelle Helms, Public Affairs Office Two small projects recently made big impacts in the Northwest: the Trestle Bay Ecosystem Restoration and the Spirit Lake Tunnel Repair projects. Their impacts weren’t limited to accomplishing the projects’ goals – restoring environmental benefits and flood risk management. The projects were completed […]

    Small projects + small businesses = big benefits

      By Michelle Helms, Public Affairs Office Two small projects recently made big impacts in the Northwest: the Trestle Bay Ecosystem Restoration and the Spirit Lake Tunnel Repair projects. Their impacts weren’t limited to accomplishing the projects’ goals – restoring environmental benefits and flood risk management. The projects were completed […]

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  •   By Scott Clemans, Public Affairs Office The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will lower Cougar Reservoir to about 80 feet below its usual winter elevation by the end of March to allow for urgent debris removal and repairs in Cougar Dam’s temperature control tower. Cougar Dam and Reservoir are […]

    Corps to lower Cougar Reservoir for temperature control tower repairs

      By Scott Clemans, Public Affairs Office The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will lower Cougar Reservoir to about 80 feet below its usual winter elevation by the end of March to allow for urgent debris removal and repairs in Cougar Dam’s temperature control tower. Cougar Dam and Reservoir are […]

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  •   By Michelle Helms, Public Affairs Office The wetlands inside historic Trestle Bay near Warrenton, Oregon, offer ideal habitat for juvenile salmonids. Ideal, but mostly out of reach for more than 125 years due to what makes historic Trestle Bay “historic” — the relic stone and pilings placed there from […]

    Small project, big benefits

      By Michelle Helms, Public Affairs Office The wetlands inside historic Trestle Bay near Warrenton, Oregon, offer ideal habitat for juvenile salmonids. Ideal, but mostly out of reach for more than 125 years due to what makes historic Trestle Bay “historic” — the relic stone and pilings placed there from […]

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  •   Mason Scharfe and Ryan Braaten, both natural resource specialists from Bonneville Lock and Dam, recently used kayaks to maneuver and sink two of the recycled fish habitats into Bass Lake — one of the Corps’ wildlife areas located near the dam and home to a variety of birds, mammals […]

    Recycled fish habitat structures will improve life in Bass Lake

      Mason Scharfe and Ryan Braaten, both natural resource specialists from Bonneville Lock and Dam, recently used kayaks to maneuver and sink two of the recycled fish habitats into Bass Lake — one of the Corps’ wildlife areas located near the dam and home to a variety of birds, mammals […]

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