The Corps park rangers at Cochiti Lake had an unusual encounter of the canine kind Oct. 28, when they rescued two dogs, an elderly yellow lab and a younger mixed breed that looked similar to a Border Collie.
The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), joined employees from the Albuquerque District and other government agencies to break ground on the first two phases of the San Acacia Levee project, Oct. 22, 2014.
The District had a booth at the 2014 Girl Scouts STEM Camporee Sept. 13, 2014, where more than 700 Scouts learned more about endangered species, how and why dams are built, and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) safety.
"The partnership between USACE and the Santa Clara Pueblo is a fine example of why the Albuquerque District has the strongest Tribal Program in South Pacific Division. Flood Risk Management in the Santa Clara tribal area is incredibly important for the future of the Pueblo,” said Brig. Gen. Mark Toy, commander, South Pacific Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Officials from the Corps and the city of Las Cruces participated in a grand-opening ceremony Sept. 5, 2014, by throwing out seed balls packed with a mixture of wildflower seeds that will sprout with the next rain.