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  • September

    Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will waive day-use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29. This includes the 38 lakes located within the Tulsa District USACE. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. USACE does not charge entrance fees to its parks.
  • Eufaula powerhouse mural artist revisits artwork

    Prior to September 11, 2001, hydroelectric powerhouse tours were conducted in many of the Tulsa District’s eight hydroelectric powerhouses, including the Eufaula powerhouse at Eufaula Lake. When visitors entered the lobby area at Eufaula, they were greeted by a wall-size mural painted by Monroe Moore in 1968. Moore, now 86, lives in Gore, Okla. and recently visited the powerhouse and spoke to current powerhouse employee John Bray about the mural.
  • First-ever lock repair successfully completed by Tulsa District at Chouteau Lock 17

    Replacing the pintal ball at Chouteau Lock and Dam on the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.