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Archive: March, 2013
  • March

    Arizona/Nevada Area Office hosts Mentoring Program meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District held a meeting at the District’s Arizona/Nevada Area Office Mar. 27 to discuss the District’s mentoring program. Among the many other goals of the program are allowing employees the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of what is needed to succeed and advance in the Corps and enhancing both the mentor’s and associate’s leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Soils training gets down in the mud at salt pond

    Twenty regulators and biologists left the comfort and safety of their offices March 20 to slosh through mud and muck in their search for hydric soils at a former salt mining pond in San Diego Bay.
  • LA District team members brave the elements for annual Tres Rios Nature Festival

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Arizona/Nevada Area Office joined with exhibitors and vendors at the annual Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival held Mar. 9 and 10 at the Baseline and Meridian Wildlife Area near the Phoenix International Raceway. District team members talked with members of the public about projects across the Valley, the state and the LA District, which covers Southern California, all of Arizona, and portions of Nevada and Utah. One of the major local projects the team discussed was the Tres Rios Environmental Restoration Project.
  • Corps’ proactive safety stance helps prevent mishaps

    The District employs six safety and occupational health specialists, and one wellness coordinator, to cover its widespread area of operations. These employees keep tabs on myriad projects, like military and civil works construction, dredging, and operation and maintenance activities, as well as more routine workplace safety aspects like promoting ergonomic work environments, wellness activities and managing the Army Safety Program requirements.
  • Channel dredging benefits coastal marsh

    A Los Angeles District Army Corps of Engineers project will not only remedy adverse environmental conditions at the Santa Ana River marsh but will also provide material to renourish a nearby section of coastline.