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The April-June 2018 Flagship is available to view online.
Flagship April-June 2018
The April-June 2018 Flagship is available to view online.
Seattle District fishery biologist Rafael Lopez-Gonzalez holds garter snakes above Howard Hanson Dam. Rafael is working with a team of herpetologist from U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) conducting field studies to survey for reptiles and amphibians at Mud Mountain Dam and Howard Hanson Dam.
Herpetological Survey
Seattle District fishery biologist Rafael Lopez-Gonzalez holds garter snakes above Howard Hanson Dam. Rafael is working with a team of herpetologist from U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) conducting field studies to survey for reptiles and amphibians at Mud Mountain Dam and Howard Hanson Dam.
The Seattle District hosted a groundbreaking ceremony in Buckley, Washington for the Mud Mountain Dam Fish Passage Facility, June 18.
Mud Mountain Dam Fish Passage Facility Ground Breaking Ceremony
The Seattle District hosted a groundbreaking ceremony in Buckley, Washington for the Mud Mountain Dam Fish Passage Facility, June 18.
The White River’s 2016 Chinook salmon run numbers were the best seen in 71 years until 2017’s run.

Runs consistently averaged 1,565 in the early 2000s, but 2017’s count as of mid-October was 15,565, a 67 percent increase from 2016’s 9,347 total.
White River Chinook runs rising through collaborative efforts, operational changes
The White River’s 2016 Chinook salmon run numbers were the best seen in 71 years until 2017’s run. Runs consistently averaged 1,565 in the early 2000s, but 2017’s count as of mid-October was 15,565, a 67 percent increase from 2016’s 9,347 total.
Seattle District employees pose for a group photo June 29, 2017.
Seattle District
Seattle District employees pose for a group photo June 29, 2017.
The sun rises as seen from the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks) March 11, 2018.
Morning view at the Locks
The sun rises as seen from the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks) March 11, 2018.

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Chittenden Locks large chamber to close for maintenance

7/10/2018
SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber will close to vessel traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 17, 18 and 19, for work on the emergency closure system, or ECS. The large chamber will also close the same times August 6-8 as part of the work. The small lock will continue operations during both closures.

Army Corps begin repair to the Shoalwater Bay Barrier Dune near Tokeland, WA

7/10/2018
To restore flood protection for the Shoalwater Bay Tribal community and cultural lands, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation.

Seattle Harbor deepening project receives Corps leadership approval

6/12/2018
SEATTLE – The Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is eligible for congressional authorization following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signing the Chief of Engineers Report June 7.

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