US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District

  • East end of Trinidad Lake reopened to boating

    The boat ramp and the east end of Trinidad Lake are reopened to boating. The west end of the lake is still closed to boating for wildfire aircraft access. The off-limits portion of the lake is clearly marked with buoys and an island.
  • Trinidad Lake Closed to Boating

    Trinidad Lake in Trinidad Lake State Park is closed to boating until further notice. All other park activities, including fishing, camping and hiking, are still permitted. Wildfire aircraft will be dipping the lake for water to combat the Pipeline Fire on Fisher's Peak near Trinidad.
  • Corps of Engineer’s South Boat Ramp Now Open at Conchas Lake

    The Albuquerque District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced today that the Southside boat ramp and day-use recreation area are now open for public use at Conchas Lake, N.M.
  • Enjoy Your Holiday, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive

    Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death, yet the number of deaths by drowning could be reduced drastically if everyone would wear a life jacket. Statistics show that 89 percent of those who drown at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes and rivers may have survived if they had worn a life jacket.
  • Colonel Turner Assumes Command of USACE, South Pacific Division

    Col. C. David Turner accepted Command of the South Pacific Division from the Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Tom Bostick during a ceremony Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Bay Model in Sausalito, Calif.
  • Rio Grande Nature Center Interpretive Display Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, and partners of the Middle Rio Grande Endangered Species Collaborative Program, will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating the completion of an Interpretive Display on May 22, 2013, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Rio Grande Nature Center.
  • ALBUQUERQUE DISTRICT U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS PARTICIPATES IN ACTIVE SHOOTER AWARENESS TRAINING

    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.
  • CELEBRATE EARTH DAY AT ABIQUIU LAKE

    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.
  • BLOCK RELEASE OF WATER FROM SANTA ROSA RESERVOIR

    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.
  • REWARD OF $55,000 OFFERED IN ABIQUIU LAKE SHOOTING

    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.