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  • October

    International Shake Out Day

    Did you know today is International Shake-Out Day? Millions of people across the globe will participate in earthquake preparedness drills. Would you know what to do if a quake struck right now?
  • Cumbo wins Rising Star award at WOC

    Erin Cumbo, project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, was honored as a Technology Rising Star recipient at the 2022 Women of Color Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Conference.
  • September

    USACE Archaeological Program

    When you think “archaeology” do you think “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers?” Probably not. Archaeology brings up images of Indiana Jones, dusty tombs and getting chased out of caverns by giant rolling boulders. Yet, despite this, USACE curates the second largest collection of cultural resources in the United States, second only to the Smithsonian Institution.
  • July

    Water Safety this 4th of July

    Arkansas Senator John Boozman and Congressman Bruce Westerman took time out of their schedule to talk about water safety with Little Rock District Commander, Colonel Eric Noe. Topics discussed were drinking alcohol while boating and wearing your life jacket when you are in or near the water. There have been seven drownings this year in the Little Rock District. When you are enjoying the great outdoors over the July 4th holiday please be safe….We would like for you to spend many more holidays with us.
  • May

    The Taming of La Riviera Blanche

    Beginning life in Northwest Arkansas as a small spring, the White River is known for its trout fishing and for the flood control reservoirs that impound it throughout Arkansas and Missouri. This 22 minute film is a restored history of the region, the river, and the building of the Table Rock Dam.
  • September

    A look back at the career of Louis O.D. Kealer

    Louis O.D. Kealer’s career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was impressive. He had contact with literally thousands of persons in the Yell, Logan, and Perry county areas, as well as over the state of Arkansas, during his 50 year career – 42 years at Blue Mountain and Nimrod Lakes. Even if you didn’t know Mr. Kealer personally you may be interested in this as a partial history of the two lakes.
  • April

    Cherokee Park Reopens April 15

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District announces that beginning April 15, Cherokee Park near Morrilton, Arkansas will be available for reservations.
  • October

    Work nears completion on Conway and Pope County Levee

    In 2019, floods damaged levees across the Arkansas River Valley. As part of a joint effort with levee districts throughout the state, the Little Rock District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rushed to identify the damage and make repairs. Now, with fall crisp in the air, contractors working in the newly consolidated levee district of Conway and Pope County, are well ahead of schedule.
  • March

    Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District announces updates to lake and campground operations.