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Archive: April, 2013
  • April

    District reflects on freedom, equality

    In observance of African American/Black History Month, Memphis District team members gathered at city hall council chambers Feb. 13 to reflect on the struggles that Americans and the world have had, and continue to have, in the history with civil rights and freedom.
  • Federally recognized tribes sign BPNM Floodway programmatic agreement

    Six federally recognized tribes have signed the new Birds Point/New Madrid Floodway Programmatic Agreement (PA). Two tribes, the Quapaw Tribe and the Delaware Nation, signed the PA during a signing ceremony held at Memphis District Nov. 20, 2012. Three tribes - Osage Nation, the Absentee Shawnee, and the Eastern Shawnee - signed by mail in December 2012, and the Thlopthlocco Creek signed in a ceremony Jan. 18.
  • White River receives National Blueway designation

    The White River and its entire basin became the second watershed to receive designation as a “National Blueway” at a ceremony in Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 9. The first was the Connecticut River; however the White River Watershed is the first to undergo the full nomination, evaluation and recognition process.