• February

    Cleveland Harbor Breakwater $36.6 million repair work underway

    Off the shores of Cleveland Harbor, rising out of Lake Erie like a wave of concrete and stones, sits
  • From the Buffalo District Commander: Cleveland Harbor Dredging Update

    On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District (USACE) hosted a
  • December

    Braddock Bay: A Focus for Great Lakes Restoration

    Braddock Bay, located along the shores of Lake Ontario in the town of Greece, N.Y., has gradually
  • October

    Restoring Quality Habitat and Combating Invasive Plants at Times Beach

    The Buffalo District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center are collaborating on a demonstration project to control the growth of four invasive plants at Times Beach Nature Preserve in Buffalo.
  • August

    Corps of Engineers Supports Avon Lake Waterfest

    "Wear your lifejacket!" That was the message U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District team
  • Combating Hydrilla

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, in cooperation with the U.S. Army
  • Canadaway Creek Sewer Line Protection Project

    Ground was broken on the Canadaway Creek Sewer Line Protection Project, Dunkirk, NY, August 12,
  • April

    Words of wisdom for anyone preparing to enter a STEM field

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Sheila Hint, an environmental engineer with the U.S. Army Corps
  • February

    Face-lift for Springville Dam?

    Nestled back in the woods in the majestic Town of Springville, NY, stands Springville Dam on
  • January

    Incident Command System: staying safe in light of a crisis

    You are in the midst of a crisis situation. A wave of adrenaline rushes through your body.  At the
  • December

    Hispanic Heritage Month & school supplies

    Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 each year and is a celebration of the
  • Celebration of Reading 2013

    The annual Celebration of Reading event at the Charter School for Applied Technologies, Kenmore, NY gives new meaning to the old proverb, “it takes a whole village to raise a child.”
  • August

    Opening the Bird Island Pier

    Congressman Brian Higgins, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Buffalo District Commander Lt. Col. Owen Beaudoin and Niagara Greenway Executive Director Rob Beleu gathered at the Bird Island Pier on August 13, 2013 for a ribbon cutting ceremony to announce the official reopening of the pier.
  • June

    An American POW’s story

    When World War II ended, Nazi Germany held nearly 95,000 U.S. military personnel; Japan held almost 15,000 Americans. 2nd Lt. Robert L. Pioli, U.S. Army Air Corps, father of Buffalo District Safety Specialist William Pioli, was one of those 95,000.
  • April

    Flash Training: Train the Teachers

    There’s an old Chinese proverb, “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This was the idea behind the Buffalo District’s “Flash Training” for the teachers of Mullen Elementary School, Tonawanda, NY, on Thursday April 18, 2013.
  • March Movie Madness Competition

    The students from Buffalo’s City Honors High School received an award from the Buffalo District commander for placing first in the district-sponsored “March Movie Madness Competition," part of the district’s “Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics” (STEM) outreach program.
  • March

    Growing the Next Generation of Scientists

    According to a recent report by a coalition of groups under the umbrella called “Tapping America’s Potential,” the United States is not meeting the goals of major business groups to ramp-up the number of college graduates with degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics or “STEM.”
  • Young Artists Depict Black History Month

    This February, in recognition of Black History Month, Buffalo District sponsored an art contest with the theme, "How Does Black History Month Inspire You?"
  • December

    Eye on safety: from Buffalo to Afghanistan

    At one point or another, in almost any job, the saying, “Safety is everyone’s responsibility” has been used to convey the importance of employees taking an active role in their safety program. Some may consider them just words, but not Jean Brockner, a Buffalo District Contract Specialist.
  • November

    Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month

    In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month, Buffalo District EEO Officer Judith Phillips sponsored a “lunch-and-learn.”