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  • July

    Corps of Engineers Firework Locations

    Visitors and campground guests of several Little Rock district lakes and parks can enjoy fireworks
  • April

    To "Essential Personnel" everywhere - thank you.

    Col. Noe, commander of the Little Rock District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shares a thank you message with all the nation’s essential personnel.
  • March

    Are your parks open?

    The Little Rock District wants you to know that many of its recreation day-use areas are still open. ...Mostly...It's complicated....Check out the story to learn more.
  • USACE Support to COVID-19 Response

    Hear remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, specific to support by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the national Coronavirus response. These clips are excerpts from the March 20, 2020 press conference in the Pentagon. https://www.facebook.com/USACEHQ/videos/215875549492744/ The full event, including remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville; Army Corps of Engineers Commander Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite; and Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Scott Dingle can also be viewed here: https://facebook.com/DeptofDefense/videos/2643688735757461/
  • Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District announces updates to lake and campground operations.
  • Memo from the USACE Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.
  • Beaver Lake – supporting NWA growth and protecting the White River Basin against flooding

    Created after the 1966 completion of the Beaver Dam, the lake was part of a comprehensive flood control plan meant to protect the White River Basin. Working as a single system, the lakes of the basin were meant to reduce both the frequency and severity of floods both in the region and downstream as the White eventually joins the Mississippi River.
  • February

    Ranger Workshop

    On Feb. 3, 2020 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rangers and natural resource specialists from across Arkansas and Southern Missouri gathered at the Russellville Project Office in Russellville, Arkansas for a weeklong Ranger Workshop.
  • Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Erin Cumbo Project Manager

    February is Black History Month. The Corps of Engineers Little Rock District takes this time to honor and celebrate Black Americans’ achievements and their immeasurable impact on the history of the United States. As part of this observance month, we wanted to take some time to highlight some of our employees.
  • January

    Corps updates progress on Lollie Levee

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil engineers Elmo Webb and Jonathan Palmer spoke to a Local Emergency Planning Committee in Conway Arkansas, recently about what caused the near breach of the Faulkner County Levee, known locally as the Lollie Levee.
  • October

    Dewey Short is buzzing with new learning opportunities

    Branson, MO- For the thousands of guests visiting Table Rock Lake each year no visit would be complete without stopping by the visitor center featuring a state-of-the art interactive map of the lake, wall murals and a replica of an Ozark bluff.
  • November

    USACE employee uses childhood passion for lifelong career

    As a young boy growing up on a 500 acre farm in central Arkansas, Seth Fisher, a natural resource specialist with Little Rock District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spent most his childhood playing endlessly outside or in the woods.
  • October

    Little Rock District presented USACE Contracting Award

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District Contracting Division continues to lead the way. Earlier this year the contracting division was presented the Excellence in Contracting District of the Year Award by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general.
  • July

    Half a Century of Dedication, Duty to Our Nation

    Retiring after more than 20 years of service to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is no small feat and deserves proper recognition for dedicated service. Retiring for the second time in a career that spanned 51 years of total federal service commands respect and admiration from most if not all who hear the story.
  • September

    Bull Shoals Master Plan revision is underway

    Little Rock District is actively engaging the public in its effort to update the 1970s version of the Bull Shoals Lake Master Plan.
  • USA’s largest towboat returns to Arkansas River

    The Mississippi River Commission visited the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System Aug. 10 through 14 to perform a low-water inspection and meet with stakeholders onboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi, the largest towboat in the country and the official vessel of the MRC. The vessel is 241 feet long, 52 feet high and is an operational towboat 90 percent of the time.
  • May

    National Dam Safety Awareness Day

    On May 31, 1889 South Fork Dam in Johnstown, Pennsylvania failed, killing 2,200 people and leaving thousands more homeless. National Dam Safety Awareness Day occurs each year on May 31 to commemorate this disaster, which remains the worst dam failure in the history of the United States, and to encourage the public to learn about the benefits of dams and the risks associated with potential dam incidents and failures.
  • March

    Who and what is the MKARNS Board of Governance?

    Within U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division a board of governance for the 445-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System has been established to corporately manage the system.
  • District volunteers plant STEM seeds

    Several employees with the Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District volunteered their weekend time and expertise to plant seeds.
  • McKinnie named 2014 Engineer of the Year

    James McKinnie earned the Little Rock District’s Engineer of the Year honors for 2014 for his exceptional work as chief of Navigation and Maintenance Section.