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Tag: environmental restoration
  • December

    District leadership visit Arizona project sites

    Col. Julie Balten, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, and David Van Dorpe, deputy district engineer, toured Arizona-Nevada Area Office projects Nov. 30 to Dec. 4 in Arizona. Her first visit to Arizona since assuming command in July. Balten met stakeholders, spoke with employees, presented awards and viewed key projects.
  • May

    Plant regimen re-establishes natural vegetation

    Fromer and two crews, one to spray invasive plants and another to water newly planted native vegetation, are in the river basin as part of an ongoing effort to restore the environment for native plants and animals while maintaining flood risk reduction measures for the homes, business and infrastructure that line the river.
  • November

    District project earns environmental design award

    Col. Mark Toy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, presented the Chief of Engineers Award of Excellence for Environmental Design to the City of Phoenix and representatives from the District’s Arizona-Nevada Area Office, Archer-Western Contractors, Ltd., and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., for work done at the Tres Rios Environmental Restoration project, Phase II Flow Regulating and Overbank Wetlands, during a ceremony held Nov. 1 at Phoenix City Hall.