Archive: June, 2019
  • June

    Mitigation Banks under the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404

    Justin Elkins, Mitigation Banking Program Manager, conducts a site visit to inspect wetland that was established as part of Mitigation Banking.
  • 6th Annual Huntington Small Business Conference

    The Huntington District and the Huntington Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) held the 6th Annual Huntington Small Business Conference at the Big Sandy Superstore Convention Center.
  • Commander's Coin

    Ashley Stephens and Nathan White (unavailable for photo) were awarded the Commander's Coin for Excellence to recognize their effective working relationships with the Kentucky State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) that resulted in securing permission to move forward with demolition of four structures within the Town of Martin prior to updating the Programmatic Agreement.
  • Farm and Field Day

    Yatesville Lake Ranger, Logan White, and Big Sandy Area Ranger, Whitney Lehrer, attended the Savage Farms: Farm and Field Day in Lawrence County, Kentucky.
  • Ingredients for a Stream

    ​The Strait Creek Prairie Bluffs In-Lieu Fee (ILF) mitigation site is the first approved ILF site in the state of Ohio. Located in Adams County, Ohio, the Strait Creek Prairie Bluffs ILF mitigation site will involve the restoration, re-establishment, enhancement and preservation of 5,810 lf of streams, 1.71 acre of wetlands, the adjacent riparian corridors, floodplains and upland buffers within the Ohio Brush – White Oak watershed.
  • Kid's Fishing Tournament at East Lynn Lake

    The 19th annual “Kids Fishing Tournament” took place Saturday June 8, 2019 at Lick Creek Pond, East Lynn Lake. Wayne Wal-Mart & the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, East Lynn Lake sponsored the tournament and had winners for three age categories: 6 years old and under, 7 to 11 years old, & 12 to 15 years old.
  • Burnsville Lake Participates in National Park Day Clean Up

    Burnsville Lake, Bulltown Historic Area participated in the National Park Day Clean Up for the second year in a row! On the weekend of May 10th -12th local Boy Scout Troop 135 of Gassaway could be found camping at the Bulltown Historic Area and Battlefield. Ranger Lisa Hess with the Burnsville Lake US Army Corps of Engineers, coordinated the 2nd Annual National Park Day Clean Up at the Bulltown Historic Area, sponsored by the American Battlefield Trust. The scouts were invited to come and participate in the National Park Day event on May 11th and camp on the battlefield for the weekend. Although the troop is known for their camping and other outdoor activities, they are also involved with service work to their community and fellow man.