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  • October

    Geographer Recognized for Work Supporting Emergency Responders in Albuquerque Bosque

    The District Commander recognized geographer Doug Walther for his GIS support to local fire and emergency management services, Oct. 3, 2016.
  • Birds of Paradise

    People racking up the bird-watcher’s “big year” don’t cross the country to spot the American crow along the Río Grande, but these birds illustrate one of the main reasons that area birders flock to the Corrales bosque: the abundance.
  • September

    Albuquerque the Interview: Ondrea Hummel

    Albuquerque the Interview: up close and personal with our leaders and difference-makers. Ondrea Hummel: This ecologist has been caring for the bosque for so long, it’s practically her second office.
  • March

    Going Green: The Silvery Minnow, Drought and the Rio Grande

    As signs of spring begin to show in the bosque, environmentalists, biologists and others continue their efforts to understand river flow issues along the Middle Rio Grande. Of particular interest are endangered species in relation to water use and jurisdiction. Within the past three years, the drought has proven to be a constant challenge to create and maintain a balanced environment for the silvery minnow to continue to spawn. Due to the drought, the environment needed for natural spawning is not present.
  • October

    Bosque Project Earns Chief of Engineers Award of Excellence

    The Chief’s Awards of Excellence Program recognizes superior projects of innovation accomplished by the Corps and private sector design and construction community partners around the world. The District’s Ecosystem Restoration (Rt66) Project was selected for an Environmental Honor Award.
  • July

    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.
  • 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.