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Check out the July issue of The Corps Environment, now available online!
The Corps Environment July 2016
Check out the July issue of The Corps Environment, now available online!
Recently the District and the University of Oklahoma partnered to excavate 14th century ruins at Abiquiu Lake. Click below to learn more...
Archaeology at Abiquiu
Recently the District and the University of Oklahoma partnered to excavate 14th century ruins at Abiquiu Lake. Click below to learn more...
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Learn to Swim and Float Well!
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Boulders on an eroding slope above the Chamisal Acequia. Memphis District engineers are designing a solution that will help keep the acequia flowing freely. Click below to read more...
Acequia Assistance
Boulders on an eroding slope above the Chamisal Acequia. Memphis District engineers are designing a solution that will help keep the acequia flowing freely. Click below to read more...
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, recreation fees have changed at USACE-managed recreation areas. Click the links below for more information...
Recreation fees have changed
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, recreation fees have changed at USACE-managed recreation areas. Click the links below for more information...

Latest Videos

Image Not FoundUSACE Archaeological Field School Re-Dig at Abiquiu NMFrom May 22 to June 25, 2016, eight undergraduate students from the University of Oklahoma got their hands dirty re-excavating the Native American Palisade Ruin, northwest of Espanola NM. The site is located on US Army Corps of Engineers (ABQ District)-managed land. They were participating in a five-week archaeological field school designed to teach them how to do actual archaeological field work. Field schools like this one on Corps-managed land are unusual across the Corps.
Image Not FoundChange of Command Ceremony 2016-ABQ District-USACEALBUQUERQUE N.M. – Lt. Col. James Booth assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District, May 12, 2016, during a formal change of command ceremony at the District headquarters. The purpose of a change of command ceremony is to emphasize the continuity of leadership and unit identity, despite the change in individual authority. The District’s area of responsibility includes the entire state of New Mexico, as well as portions of southern Colorado and far west Texas. The District performs design, construction and operations and maintenance services for three Air Force bases; conducts a robust civil works program; and operates and maintains nine dams.
Image Not Found2016 STEM Olympiad-UNM-ABQ DistrictAn ABQ District-USACE-STEM team supported the 2016 Central New Mexico Science Olympiad at the University of New Mexico, Jan. 30. At the event, sixteen high school level teams from central NM area schools, participated in the STEM-Wright Stuff event. They demonstrated how their planes can fly; the longer they stayed in the air, the better the team did in the competition. The Science Olympiad, a yearly event held in each state across the nation, brings together middle and high school students interested in pursuing opportunities or careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Image Not FoundABQ District USACE Santa Clara Pueblo ProjectThe 2011 Las Conchas Wildfire in northern New Mexico, one of New Mexico’s worst fires ever, left behind years of recovery work, especially for the Santa Clara Pueblo NM. To counter this, the Albuquerque District Corps of Engineers is involved in efforts helping to protect the pueblo from future flooding and debris runoff. This project is just one of several ways the District works with many Native American Tribes, to address water resource challenges and other emergency management issues. Because of Corps’ experiences in the Albuquerque District, its team has recently been recognized by USACE as a center of expertise working in Indian Country.
Image Not FoundUS Army Corps of Engineers Retires former Park Ranger's badge"In recognition of bravery and exceptional courage under fire, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District officially retired Abiquiu Park Ranger Alfred Chavez’s badge June 3, 2015, in a ceremony at the district office.

Latest Stories

Archaeological field school re-digs history at Abiquiu Lake

6/29/2016
Eight undergraduate students from the University of Oklahoma recently got their hands dirty re-excavating the Palisade Ruin located on Corps-managed land at Abiquiu Lake. They were participating in a five-week archaeological field school designed to teach them how to do actual archaeological field work.

District supports getting outdoors

6/15/2016
The District participated in the National Get Outdoors Day event at Tingly beach, June 11, 2016.

Working to improve centuries old acequias for New Mexico community

6/14/2016
Recently the Memphis District assisted us in solving a problem that dates back several centuries.

Corps Contractor Awarded for Protecting Endangered Birds at John Martin Reservoir

5/18/2016
Duane Nelson, contractor with the Albuquerque District, received a lifetime award for his work with endangered/threatened species at John Martin Reservoir, May 7, 2016.

District Welcomes 35th Commander

5/16/2016
Lt. Col. James Booth assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, Thursday, May 12, 2016, during a formal change of command ceremony at the District headquarters.

Regulatory News

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has published its proposal to reissue and modify the Regulatory Program nationwide permits (NWPs) and solicit comments in the Federal Register, dated June 1, 2016. The Albuquerque District has also issued proposed regional conditions for the NWPs in the states of New Mexico, Colorado, as well as Navajo Nation.  More information about these proposals and instructions on where and how to provide comments is available by clicking here

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