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Pittsburgh District

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  • April

    Hybrid-chestnut trees planted at Mosquito Creek Lake

    Members of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources with cooperation of the American Chestnut Foundation, and employees from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District partnered to plant more than 100 chestnut tree seedlings at Mosquito Creek Lake, March 31.
  • Shenango Conducts Prescribed Burn and Fire Management

    Fifteen Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildland Firefighters from Crawford, Venango and Mercer counties conducted a prescribed and controlled burn on U.S. Army Corps of Engineer land leased to them at Shenango Lake March 29.
  • December

    Locked Up! Army Corps Lock Operators Battle Bone-Chilling Temps to Quickly Re-open Ohio River Navigation

    Bone-chilling winds cut through the crisp December air as operators and mechanics at a downed Ohio River lock scrambled on the early morning of Dec. 12 to isolate a hydraulic line break that shutdown navigation.
  • September

    Dead Sea Savior

    Once known as the Dead Sea of Elk County, East Branch Lake is having a resurgence of life.
  • June

    Volunteers beautify Loyalhanna

    The snow and cold didn’t stop volunteers from participating in Loyalhanna Lake’s celebration of Earth Day at the Bush Recreation Area, April 25.
  • Earth Day celebrated by Tionesta Lake

    Tionesta Lake teamed with the local sheriff’s department, fishing club, and others to clean up Tionesta Lake, April 25.
  • August

    Stonewall Jackson Lake celebrates National Public Lands Day

    Story and photos by Christina Fox, Stonewall Jackson Lake                             In honor of
  • New fish attractors at Tionesta Lake

    On June 14, Tionesta Lake ranger staff teamed up with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Boy
  • May

    Let the angling begin

    Hundreds of anglers showed up to participate in the opening day of trout season at the stocked Ross Run Fish Habitat Improvenment Area, April 12.`
  • Plant a seed; grow a future at Tionesta Lake

    Tionesta Lake Project Staff and 10 of their children, ages eight to15 participated in National Take your Daughters and Sons to Work Day on April 24. In keeping with this year’s theme, Plant a seed; Grow a Future, the group planted two types of saplings, Sawtooth Oaks and American Chestnuts.