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  • July

    Former Los Angeles District Commander Takes Command of South Pacific Division

    Col(P) Mark Toy accepted Command of the South Pacific Division from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, during a ceremony at the Bay Model in Sausalito, Calif., June 30, 2014.
  • May

    Conchas Dam Wears It!

    On May 17, 2014, 16 people and one canine participated in the “Ready, Set, Wear It!” event at Conchas Dam.
  • Water Managers Cooperate to Create Beneficial River Flows

    Flows on the Rio Grande from Albuquerque to Elephant Butte Reservoir will increase this week in a coordinated effort aimed at triggering a spawn of the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow. This pioneering effort by federal and non-federal water managers will create conditions that haven’t naturally occurred over the last four years due to drought.
  • New Headquarters Tribal Liaison Visits District and Local Tribal Leaders

    Recently the District was honored to have the new Corps’ Senior Tribal Liaison, Lisa Morales, visit. While in the District, Morales and Dr. Ron Kneebone, Albuquerque District tribal liaison, met with representatives from five Native American Tribes within the District’s Area of Responsibility.
  • 125 Years of Systematic Streamgaging

    As part of 2014’s Earth Day events, the District joined the USGS in a celebration for the 125th anniversary of the Embudo streamgage which was constructed as part of a training site for hydrographers and hydrologists to support irrigation in the desert southwest.
  • April

    Maj. Gen. Cox, Mr. Joe Calcara Meet with Albuquerque District Stakeholders in Northern New Mexico

    Senior leaders from the USACE headquarters and the Albuquerque District toured the flood and wildfire damaged lands on the Santa Clara Pueblo, March 27, 2014.
  • Local Girl Scout Troup Receives Badges for Joint Collaboration with USACE/AMAFCA

    District Commander Lt. Col. Gant and Kurt Wagener, field engineer for the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA), presented two merit badges to Girl Scout Troop #35, March 22, 2014. The girls had helped the Corps and AMAFCA with an ecosystem project, creating burrowing owl habitats.
  • March

    Seining for ‘Silver’ in the Rio Grande

    How Rio Grande silvery minnows are counted is examined in this article as well as implications if it is not an accurate count.
  • February

    Students Study STEM through Interactive Presentations

    Seventy students from two area schools gathered at the District’s main office to learn more about the importance of STEM and some of the various ways these subjects are essential in what the Corps of Engineers does on a daily basis.
  • District Employees Assist Science Olympians

    Several District employees volunteered part of their weekend to serve as judges and facilitators at the 2014 Central New Mexico Regional Science Olympiad, held at the University of New Mexico’s Johnson Center Feb. 1.