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  • March

    A Good Relationship to Keep

    Recently the District and the Bureau of Reclamation teamed up to fix some flood damage at the District's Two Rivers project in Southeastern New Mexico. This isn't the first time the two agenices have cooperated.
  • District Showcases Opportunities for Small Businesses at Open House

    Approximately 150 people attended the Small Business Open House hosted by the District Feb. 26, 2015. Special guests included Richard J. Berry, mayor of Albuquerque and South Pacific Division Commander Brig. Gen. Mark Toy.
  • February

    District Helps Students Cultivate Interest in STEM Subjects

    This year’s Central New Mexico Regional Science Olympiad took place at the University of New Mexico’s Johnson Center, Saturday, Jan. 31. District employees have participated in the Science Olympiad as judges and volunteers since 2013 and this year was no exception.
  • November

    District Hosts Regional Water Manager Community of Practice Meeting

    The Albuquerque District hosted the 2014 South Pacific Division Hydrology & Hydraulics and Reservoir Control Community of Practice meeting Oct. 28-30.
  • October

    Searching for the Elusive, Endangered Silvery Minnow

    District Commander Lt. Col. Patrick Dagon and Maj. Jason Melchior, deputy district commander, joined other District employees and SWCA Environmental Consultants in their search for silvery minnow. On Oct. 20, 2014, they visited the Rio Grande Nature Center, one of the restoration sites the District is monitoring along the Rio Grande.
  • Cochiti Rangers to the Rescue

    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.
  • Long-awaited Levee Project Breaks Ground

    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.
  • Corps Booth Helps Girl Scouts Learn About STEM

    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.
  • September

    Transforming the Desert into a Wetland

    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.
  • August

    The Albuquerque District Shares Water Safety Tips for Labor Day Holiday

    It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer. If you’ll be spending the weekend on or around the water this Labor Day, the Albuquerque District, USACE urges you to remember these safety tips.