US Army Corps of Engineers
Galveston District

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  • April

    USACE Galveston District’s beneficial use site provides shelter for weary fliers

    Galveston, Texas (April 12, 2012) — Every April, the sky above the Gulf Coast becomes alive as millions of birds wintering in Latin America take a temporary respite before resuming their long journeys home. Depending on the weather, the 18-hour flight can be arduous and many of the birds need time to recuperate before continuing to their breeding grounds further north, which makes the Corps Woods on Galveston Island, situated along a major migratory route, an ideal rest stop after crossing the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Employee Spotlight: Tricia Campbell

    Galveston, Texas (April 11, 2012) — As a small child, building and figuring out how something worked appealed to Tricia Campbell.