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Archive: September, 2013
  • September

    Albuquerque District Will Celebrate National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on Sept. 28. Albuquerque District will host five NPLD events this year at Abiquiu, Conchas, Cochiti and Santa Rosa lakes in New Mexico and John Martin Reservoir in Southeastern Colorado.
  • District Completes New Dormitory at Cannon Air Force Base

    The Albuquerque District joined the Air Force’s 27th Special Operations Wing at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 6, 2013, for the newest dormitory built by the Corps there.
  • 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.
  • Counting Fish in a Fluid Environment

    On a hot, sultry, mid-August day, I’m standing thigh-deep in the slow, muddy Rio Grande watching U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fishery Biologist Dr. Michael “Mick” Porter and Aquatic Ecologist Justin Reale; Eric Gonzalez, Michael Hatch, Matt McMillan, biologists with SWCA Environmental Consultants; and TetraTech biologist Michael Marcus seine for fish.
  • A Community Perspective on the Corps’ Acequia Rehabilitation Program

    In recent years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has used its authority under the Acequia Rehabilitation Program of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to work with the communities, the State of New Mexico and other federal agencies to upgrade many acequias, including downstream of Santa Rosa, N.M., on the Pecos River.