Water levels along the Mississippi River continue to drop, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deactivate the Phase II Flood Fight. Phase I procedures will continue until the river at the Carrollton gauge falls below 11 feet.
The Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is seeking volunteers to fill positions in parks located along the Mississippi River in Thomson, IL, Hampton, IL and Rock Island, IL. The volunteer positions will run from May through October 2016.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with the Case-Halstead Library in Carlyle, IL will be hosting an Eagle Watch on Saturday, February 13, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 1p.m at the library.