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    Corps and Reclamation Release Final Environmental Impact Statement for Lower Yellowstone Fish Passage

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and Bureau of Reclamation released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) today for the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project located 70-miles upstream from the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers near Glendive, Montana. Read More →

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    Interior Department Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management

    The U.S. Department of the Interior today released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for a Long-Term Experimental and Management Plan (LTEMP) for Glen Canyon Dam operations. The LTEMP will provide a framework for adaptively managing Glen Canyon Dam over the next 20 years with the goal of creating certainty and predictability for water and power users while protecting environmental and cultural resources in Grand Canyon National Park and the Colorado River ecosystem. Read More →

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    C.A.S.T. (Catch A Special Thrill) for Kids Event

    Commissioner Estevan Lopez joined 21 participants, many volunteers and boat captains on October 1 for the 11th C.A.S.T. for Kids event at Lake Powell. C.A.S.T for Kids is a very special fishing event that provides disabled and disadvantaged children the opportunity to experience the joy of fishing. Participants received new fishing rods and reels, and had a very memorable day fishing on the reservoir. Read More about C.A.S.T. →

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    Whooshh: Fish Passage Experiment at Roza Dam

    The Yakama Nation Fisheries tested the Whooshh Innovations fish passage system this summer at the Bureau of Reclamation’s Roza Diversion Dam. The Tribe and Reclamation are working together to research fish passage for dams in the Yakima Basin as part of the Yakima Integrated Water Resource Management Plan. A tube transport system like the Whooshh might be a good solution for getting adult salmon back into reservoirs. Learn More →

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    Reclamation Announces Fall Events in the Lake Berryessa Region

    The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office announces fall 2016 park events in the Lake Berryessa region of Napa and Solano counties. All activities will be held rain or shine and are free of charge. Children are welcome, but those under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Read More →

Recreation & Public Use

New Melones Launches Every Kid in a Park Pass New Melones Launches Every Kid in a Park Pass

New Melones Lake is proud to help launch the Every Kid in a Park program, as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them. Fourth graders nationwide can now visit the new Every Kid in a Park website to obtain a pass that provides free access to students and their families to all federally managed lands and waters – including national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and marine sanctuaries. The pass is valid for the 2015-2016 school year and grants free entry for fourth graders and three accompanying adults (or an entire car for drive-in parks) at more than 2,000 federally-managed sites. Read More →

Statement of Project Construction Cost and Repayment Statements Are Available from Reclamation

Last Updated: 10/14/16