Accession Number : ADA627172


Title :   Steward of Headwaters: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, 1975-2000


Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS ST PAUL MN ST PAUL DISTRICT


Personal Author(s) : Catton, Theodore ; Godfrey, Matthew


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a627172.pdf


Report Date : Jan 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 283


Abstract : The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is one of forty-one districts in the Corps organization. As the northernmost district in the Mississippi Valley Division, it centers on the headwaters of the Mississippi River and the uppermost section of the river s nine-foot navigation channel. The St. Paul District oversees civil works projects and conducts disaster relief within the geographic boundaries of the district, implements the Corps regulatory program in the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin and assists with other Corps missions wherever needed. The following history updates the book Creativity, Conflict & Controversy: A History of the St. Paul District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, published in 1979.1 This book describes how the St. Paul District responded to enormous changes in the Corps missions and organization in the last quarter of the twentieth century.


Descriptors :   *ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS , *HISTORY , CULTURAL RESOURCES , FLOOD CONTROL , MINNESOTA , MISSISSIPPI RIVER , RECOVERY , RECREATION


Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Civil Engineering
      Military Forces and Organizations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE