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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)

  • 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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     Black Dot Image 09/01/15 - Water Safety Program: Good Enough to Share
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     Black Dot Image 08/25/15 - Webinar - Vehicle Metering Best Practices
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     Black Dot Image 08/31/15 Request for Nominations - Natural Resources Management Career Assignment Program (NRM-CAP) Suspense: 16 Oct 2015
     Black Dot Image 08/31/15 Nominations for OPM Board - Suspense 30 September 2015
     Black Dot Image 08/31/15 Request for Nominations for the 2015 Excellence in Partnerships and National Volunteer Awards Suspense: 15 Dec 2015
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