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Natural Resources Management Notes

Did you Know?

  • The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) hosts 370 million visits annually to its recreation areas.
  • USACE-managed waters provide 33 percent of all U.S. freshwater fishing.
  • 47,956 volunteers work 1.4 million hours annually at USACE projects-- providing $33 million in value of service.
  • USACE manages 12 million acres of public lands and waters nationwide.
  • A visitor to USACE recreation areas can find 55,390 miles of shoreline; 11,211 miles of trails; 90,610 camp sites and 3,672 boat launch ramps nationally.

    2015 NRM Awards (select name to learn more about winner)

  • American Recreation Coalition's Recreation Legend Award - Craig Rockwell
  • Beacon Award Recipient - Ryan Braaten
  • Hiram M. Chittenden Award for Interpretive Excellence - Tracy Spry
  • Natural Resources Management Environmental Compliance Employee of the Year - William D. Harlon III
  • Natural Resources Management Stewardship Employee of the Year - Dr. Kurt Moseley
  • Natural Resources Management Project of the Year Award - Lake Shelbyville
  • Natural Resources Management Recreational Employee of the Year - Rick Pingley
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  • Wintertime Bald Eagle Watches
  • Winter Sports at Ashtabula Lake, North Dakota - More Comfortable than Your Grandfathers Ice Fishing
  • Five Town-to-Lake Bike Trails
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     Black Dot Image NWD Natural Resource Manager, GS-13/14; Portland Oregon - The position includes land management, environmental compliance, and recreation program management responsibilities. NWD is a large and diverse division, stretching from St. Louis MO to the Pacific Northwest, providing recreational opportunities to over 18M visitors that annually visit over 60 projects in 13 states.
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