Open House for Ecosystem Restoration Project in Lee County

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in collaboration with the Lee County Conservation Board, invites the public to attend an open house June 3 to learn more about an ecosystem restoration project planned in Lee County on the Mississippi River. The event will take place from 5:15-7:00 p.m. at the Lee County Conservation Center located at 2652 US-61 in Montrose, Iowa.

Pool 19 in Lee County, Iowa, has seen significant habitat degradation over time, resulting in diminished aquatic diversity. The ecosystem restoration project aims to restore island habitat and increase aquatic plant diversity.

Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. A team of subject matter experts will provide an overview of the plan proposed for the project at 6 p.m. and representatives will be on hand afterwards to answer questions and gather feedback from the community.

For more information visit:, contact the USACE Rock Island District at (309) 794-5729 or email