• October

    DCA Hosts 4th Annual DAM FINE Car Show at Canyon Lake

    Hundreds of participants, spectators, vendors and volunteers assembled in Canyon Lake’s North Park Campground to show off their rides and talk with and meet other car enthusiasts. From a blue 1957 Chevy to a brand new blue 2021 Toyota GR Supra, and Cajun food to Texas Barbecue, the event had something to offer for everyone.
  • September

    U.S. Armed Forces Veterans Wrangle Gators at Dam B during the Pineywoods Service Association’s Annual Veteran’s Alligator Hunt

    The Pineywoods Service Association (PWSA), with cooperation from Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Fort Worth District’s Town Bluff Project staff, hosted their Annual Veteran Alligator Hunt at Walnut Ridge Unit, Martin Dies Jr. State Park on B. A. Steinhagen Lake, affectionately known as “Dam B,” Sept. 9-12.
  • August

    Corps of Engineers and Friends of Lake O' the Pines Sign Cooperating Association Agreement

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Lake O’ the Pines staff reached a milestone with the Friends of Lake O’ the Pines Association August 5, 2021, with the signing of the long-awaited Cooperating Association Agreement.
  • July

    Fort Worth District Contracting Chief Wins 2021 Excellence in Contracting Award

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District Deputy Contracting Chief, Contracting Division, Gerard Henry was recently announced as the winner of the 2021 Excellence in Contracting Awards - Manager of the Year Award.
  • June

    Army Research Engineers Test DamBot at Fort Worth District Lake

    In an effort to prevent personnel exposure to high-risk environments and dangerous but necessary maintenance tasks, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is currently developing an autonomous robotic system known as DamBot. As part of this pilot program, ERDC’s Information Technology Laboratory’s Robotic Assessment of Dams (DamBot) team traveled to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Stillhouse Hollow Lake in Temple, Texas recently to test the capabilities of DamBot.
  • March

    Fort Worth District Teammate and TX Air National Guard Member: Mandy Waters - getting the job done with excellence wherever she serves

    For Mandy Waters, being an administrative officer with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has turned out to be a dream come true… So much so, she longed to return to her team in the Real Estate Division while she was deployed as part of the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG) to Qatar. Yes, not only does she manage the administrative responsibilities for one of the largest divisions in the district with over 150 personnel, the admin officer/Tech Sgt. recently returned from a six-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base where she was part of the command support staff for the 379th Expeditionary Mission Support Group in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Freedom’s Sentinel.
  • Army Corps of Engineers and Texas Parks and Wildlife Team Up to Conserve Aquatic Resources

    In an effort to preserve the natural resources at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Bardwell Lake, USACE partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to relocate aquatic wildlife as part of the lake’s emergency spillway dewater and maintenance.
  • February

    An old Dallas icon sacrifices itself to make way for Flood Risk Management Projects in the Dallas Floodway

    The modification of the abandoned AT&SF Railroad Bridge was identified as a potential measure due to its impact to the Standard Project Flood water surface profile, its location at the downstream end of the Dallas Floodway Project, and the fact that the bridge is no longer needed for rail traffic.
  • December

    Fort Worth District partners with Texas Emergency Management for Flood Risk Management

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Fort Worth District hosted members of Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) at the Lewisville Lake Dam Dec. 9, 2020 to discuss risk management activities associated with the Lewisville Dam Safety Modification, as well as the planning and partnerships of related activities now and in the future.
  • November

    C.A.S.T. for Kids Enriches Lives Through Fishing at Waco Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Waco Lake Staff hosted children and their families and caretakers for the Haley’s Heroes C.A.S.T. for Kids event Saturday Nov. 14, 2020 at Airport Beach Park.
  • September

    Park Ranger Leads Charge to Conserve Natural Resources at Lewisville Lake

    As part of an ongoing effort, Lewisville Lake Park Rangers are leading the Lewisville Lake Fisheries Restoration Project with the assistance of the U.S Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) - Lewisville Aquatic Ecosystem Research Facility (LAERF), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries Division, Boy Scouts of America, Department of Energy Oak Ridge for Science and Education, and the Marcus High School Bass Club.
  • June

    Safety Around Venomous Snakes Of Texas

    According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife there are 15 dangerous species or subspecies of snakes in Texas. Here are some of the more common venomous snakes and how to stay safe in your home and in nature.
  • April

    Fort Worth District Reflects on 70 Years of Service

    April 16, 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District! Thanks for visiting our website. Enjoy reading a little about our history and take a look back into the origin and some of the defining moments of the district. #ThisIsFortWorth
  • Fort Worth District’s employee USACE Dam Safety Professional of the Year award

    Sarwenaj Ashraf, or Sarvi Ashraf as she is known in the Fort Worth District, has won the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Dam Safety Professional of the year award.
  • Joseph Houston Bennett: An American Hero and Lake Whitney Legacy

    An account of a meeting with Retired Maj. Joe Bennett, WWII fighter pilot, and employee at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District at Whitney Lake, retiring after 20 years in 1980.
  • March

    Shiners: Fish and Beverages by the Same Name

    Mention shiner in Texas and you may receive a different response depending on exactly who you are talking. Many will equate to a small town north of Victoria in South Texas or to a fairly famous beer with the same name but ask someone who fishes and they’ll tell you all about shiners being used for bait to catch that larger game fish. There is even a couple of shiners (the ones with scales) that are endangered.
  • All U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed campgrounds have begun an orderly shutdown

    All U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed campgrounds have begun an orderly shutdown. Individuals with paid reservations will be contacted by email and full refunds will automatically be processed by Recreation.gov with no cancellation fees. Individuals should not attempt to contact Recreation.gov to request a refund as that will lead to a cancellation fee being charged. In addition, visitor centers, beaches, special events, and USACE-sponsored events such as shore sweeps, interpretive programs, Kids to Parks, Earth Day events, public meetings and other public gatherings have been closed and/or put on hold until further notice. USACE is maintaining access to our projects by keeping day use facilities and lake access areas open such as boat launches, picnic areas, fishing piers, and viewing areas, subject to change.
  • February

    Corps completes new medical center

    Corps completes new medical center, ushers in new era of health care for Fort Bliss military community
  • December

    USACE Fort Worth Partners with National Wild Turkey Federation for Disabled Youth Hunt

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District partnered with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) to host the 2019 Wheelin’ Youth Hunt for five physically challenged youth hunters on federally-managed property at Lewisville Lake.
  • November

    Fort Worth District’s Military Programs – Supporting the Needs and Well-Being of the Military and their Families

    The Fort Worth District has one of the widest ‘footprints’ when it comes to Military projects. Those projects directly impact and support our Military members and their Families, and bring an added personal reward for all team members involved in them. The Fort Worth District’s Military Program is comprised of a dedicated and multi-disciplined team supporting 14 Army and Air Force installations and other Military customers throughout Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico. The District manages a robust design and military construction (MILCON) and reimbursable program totaling $6.8 billion in active projects.