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  • January

    Deployed District Employees Thank Third Grade Class

    On Jan. 13, Capt. John Deal visited Ms. Tracy Lewis’ third grade class at 7 Bar Elementary School in Rio Rancho, N.M., in order to deliver some gifts
  • July

    Employees Celebrate Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage

    On May 24, Albuquerque District employees celebrated National Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a grand display of music, dance, color and food.
  • Tiny Beetle Being Used to Control Pesky Plant

    On May 30, employees from the District’s environmental section participated in the Tamarisk Leaf Beetle Monitoring Workshop at a field training location in Bernalillo, N.M. The hands-on workshop, attended by approximately 30 people from the Corps and other governmental and state agencies, was conducted by the Tamarisk Coali-tion, a non-profit alliance out of Colorado whose mission is to restore riparian lands.
  • AFRL’s Space Vehicles Directorate to Get Three Labs

    District employees participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) new Space Sensors and Infrared Radiation Effects Laboratory at Kirtland Air Force Base June 7.
  • District’s Deputy Wows Kindergarten Class

    On May 19, Lt. Col. Richard Collins, Albuquerque District Deputy Commander, was invited to the school for a presentation to his son William’s kindergarten class.
  • Corps Checks Progress of Ecosystem Restoration

    The Corps has been actively involved in restoring the ecosystem of the Middle Rio Grande since 2007, when the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District initiated projects incorporating ecosystem revitalization along Route 66.
  • Corps Provides Sandbag Training for Communities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offered hands-on sandbag training and emergency flood preparedness at the City Park in Glenwood, N.M., June 9 and 16. The training was open to residents of Catron County communities, as that area has the potential to experience flooding during the upcoming monsoon season in the aftermath of prolonged burning by fires.
  • December

    Corps and Partners Celebrate Bosque Restoration Project

    The Corps of Engineers and six other agency partners gathered at Albuquerque’s Tingley Beach Nov. 18 to conduct a groundbreaking ceremony in celebration of the beginning of the construction phase of habitat restoration work planned for several areas along the Middle Rio Grande.
  • November

    District’s Coordinator Keeps Sustainability in Sight

    The Corps, who had been seeking ways to make its missions, facilities and operations sustainable for much of the past decade, fully embraced the directive and, at the district level, turned to environmental compliance coordinators.
  • August

    Post Fire, Corps Helps Town Protect Water Supply

    The people in the town of Raton, N.M., know that a wildfire’s effects don’t end when the last smoldering ember is extinguished. The “Track Fire” originated June 12 on the northern outskirts of Raton and quickly got out of control. It eventually burned almost 27,800 acres, thousands of trees and much of the ground-cover vegetation of the watershed around Lake Maloya in Sugarite Canyon, which straddles the New Mexico-Colorado border.