By U.S. Army Corps of EngineersJune 30, 2014
The July issue of The Corps Environment is now online.
As the nation's environmental engineer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages one of the largest federal environmental missions: restoring degraded ecosystems; constructing sustainable facilities; regulating waterways; managing natural resources; and, cleaning up contaminated sites from past military activities. The Corps Environment highlights many of the environmental and sustainability efforts the Army Corps of Engineers is engaged in across the country.
IN THIS ISSUE: Sustainability - Looking beyond the short term; Education, prevention critical aspects of invasive species management; Rangers using goats to control vegetation without use of herbicides; USACE reinvigorating Environmental Support Teams; Collaboration plan advances conservation of endangered species in lower Mississippi River; State partnership links USACE to all Georgia roads and bridges; Alaska District delivers potable water, hope to community in Sri Lanka; Mitigation banking a win for environment, investors and local communities; Solar energy projects support USACE, external customers; and much more...