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  • August

    Commission Hears from Those in District who Focus on Reducing Risks from Flooding

    The Emergency Manager for Sandoval County, N.M., Assistant Fire Chief David Bervin, approached the District to provide a presentation to the county’s Planning and Zoning Commission about Cochiti Dam.
  • July

    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.
  • Archaeology in the Land of the Dead

    Jornada del Muerto – Journey of the Dead - for more than two centuries, Spanish colonists traveling between Mexico City and the Spanish colonial outpost at Santa Fe had to cross this desolate, waterless valley in south-central New Mexico.
  • 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.
  • June

    FEST-A Team Focuses on Culture and Engineering

    The 59th FEST-A Team continues to provide support to the Albuquerque District and Santa Clara Pueblo. As promised, the team returned in early May to provide recommendations for low-cost and efficient delivery of potable water to the Pueblo community.
  • Cochiti Lake Project Welcomes International Visitors

    For the third year, employees in the Corps’ Cochiti Lake project welcomed visitors with the Council on International Relations (CIR) and discussed Cochiti Dam history and operations. This year, the group also learned about the aftermath of the Las Conchas Fire and the Corps’ tribal relations and partnerships.
  • Army Aviation Runs Full Circle for Employee

    From the beginnings of Army aviation in the early 20th Century, Eric Procter’s family was involved. His grandfather served in France as an army aircraft mechanic in World War I, and his service inspired his grandson.