The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ district office, in partnership with the Albuquerque Police Department and other federal law enforcement agencies, will conduct an Active Shooter Awareness Training April 24, 2013. The purpose of this exercise is to train district employees how to safely and quickly respond in an active shooter situation at any public or private gathering. [Read More]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Abiquiu Lake, in partnership with the Espanola Wildlife Center, will host an Earth Day event Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 10:00 AM at the Visitor Center. [Read More]
SANTA ROSA, N.M., -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, will begin a routine release of water from Santa Rosa Lake and Dam starting Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. [Read More]
On the morning of Dec. 1, 2007, Alfred J. Chavez, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger, noticed someone had tampered with a lock and chain on the gate of a Corps-owned pump house near Abiquiu Lake. As Mr. Chavez investigated, two men left the pump house. One of the men pulled out a revolver and fired two shots at Mr. Chavez. One bullet whizzed by Mr. Chavez's head, but the other struck him just above the right knee. The men fled and have not been apprehended. Mr. Chavez survived.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day-use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. USACE does not charge entrance fees to its parks. [Read More]
Lieutenant Colonel Antoinette Gant assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District July 12, during a formal change of command ceremony at the district headquarters.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced May 15 it will begin accepting the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s new Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide.
Corps' Conchas boat ramp closed due to low water levels. [Read More]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Abiquiu Lake will be hosting an Open House for the public to discuss the 2012 spring runoff, river release forecast and associated water operations. The open forum style meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28th, 2012, 6:00 pm at the Abiquiu Lake Visitor Center located on Highway 96, approximately 2 miles west of the Highway 84 junction. [Read More]
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently announced revised and renewed nationwide permits necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The permits are necessary to replace existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2012. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2012. [Read More]