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After he took charge of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District in 2018, Col. Andrew Kelly charged his team to look for tools that would offer different options for the management of water in Lake Okeechobee during times when harmful algal blooms (HABs) were present.
Col. Kelly writes about the dry-season strategy for management of water in Lake Okeechobee.
Historic oxbows closed near U.S. Highway 98 while Kissimmee River Restoration continues.
The Alligator Flea Beetle is tiny but mighty, and is winning the bio control battle against invasive species.
The Duval County Shore Protection Project was recently recognized by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association as one of the nation’s best restored beaches for 2019! The project includes four beaches that were recognized: Atlantic, Neptune and Jacksonville beaches, and Hannah Park.
The 2018-2019 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Building Strong®: Serving the Nation and the Armed Forces digital publication is online. It offers readers a comprehensive look at how USACE is serving the nation and the armed forces by Building Strong®.

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Corps defends against invasive lizards
3/31/2020
Cold-stunned green iguanas, dubbed “chicken of the trees,” made national headlines as they fell from the trees in south Florida during a recent cold snap.News stories and social media helped to raise...
Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19
3/17/2020
For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the...
USACE continues work on LORS deviation
3/12/2020
After he took charge of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District in 2018, Col. Andrew Kelly charged his team to look for tools that would offer different options for the management of...
USACE updates dry-season approach for Lake Okeechobee
12/19/2019 UPDATED
The water management team at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now focused on the year ahead and the challenges that we face. Unlike last year, our focus this year will be on retaining water during...

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Corps opens public comment on additional sand sources for beach renourishment in Bal Harbour
4/3/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District opens public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding potential sand...
Corps reduces Caloosahatchee releases to 457 cfs
4/2/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce flows from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee estuary this week to a 7-day average rate of 457 cubic feet...
Corps maintains current releases to Caloosahatchee
3/27/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to monitor conditions and will maintain flows from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee estuary....
Corps announces next LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting via Web in April
3/25/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces the next Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM), to be held from 1:00 p.m. to...

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