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Today is #Tbt & #NationalPollinatorWeek
In honor of the pollinators, today’s photo shows a bee keeper in Yuma Valley (LC Region) c. 1909.
This #WorkingWednesday we’d like to highlight some of Reclamation’s great employees in the Mid-Pacific Region’s #folsomdam
Here, employees are conducting routine Operation and Maintenance assessments.
Learn more about Folsom Dam here: https://on.doi.gov/2mmFIDu
Thanks to Reclamation’s Alex Stephens for this photo.
🦋Happy #nationalpollinatorweek everyone! 🦋You may be surprised to learn about the various #pollinator species that exist in the United States. 🦋Learn more from our friends at the National Park Service: http://bit.ly/2st3Wgx 🦋
🦋Thanks to Reclamation’s Dave Walsh for today’s photo! 🦋
It’s #triviatuesday at the Bureau of Reclamation! Today’s question is… what was the reservoir release rate (in cubic feet per second) at Lewiston Dam, on June 17th, 2017? Use the Reclamation Water Information System’s (RWIS) query tool to find out: https://water.usbr.gov/query.php
Thanks to Reclamation’s Alex Stephens for today’s photo!
The answer will be revealed by 5pm MDT.
Our #damoftheweek Nimbus Dam, works together with the Nimbus Power Plant – a run-of-the-river plant that provides station service backup for Folsom Power Plant.
Nimbus Dam forms Lake Natoma to re-regulate the releases for power made through Folsom Power Plant. Nimbus Dam is a concrete gravity structure 87 feet high and 28 feet wide at the crest. The crest is 1,093 feet long.
Learn more about the Nimbus Power Plant here: https://bitly.is/2sust6W
Thanks to Reclamation’s Alex Stephens for this photo!
#WorkerWednesday - A field biologist in the Regional Office traps juvenile bull trout on a small tributary of the N. Fork of the Boise River
It’s #WorkerWedesday – At the Boise Diversion Dam an 11 foot metal gate assembly is placed over the bladder and anchored to a hinge in 2012
In what year did renovations on the Boise River Diversion plant doubled the energy output capacity for the historic plant? #TuesdayTrivia
A very picturesque photograph of the Boise Diversion #DamoftheWeek. The sound of flowing water is very relaxing.
Happy Monday! Today we celebrate our #DamoftheWeek, the Boise Diversion Dam in our Pacific Northwest Region.
As this weekend comes to a close, we’d like to share this awesome #sunsetsunday photo with you, taken by Reclamation’s Shane Little at the Yellowtail Dam Afterbay in Montana. Learn more about the Yellowtail Dam here: https://on.doi.gov/2nJjE3B
As #nationalfishingandboatingweek comes to a close, we hope you’ll enjoy this artfully captured image of a fly fisherman on the Provo River in Utah. Thanks for celebrating with us, everyone! https://on.doi.gov/2r10Y17
Good morning! Let’s start your #sunrisesunday off right by sharing this gorgeous photo, taken by Reclamation’s Roy Vaughan, near Pueblo Dam, CO. Learn more about Pueblo Dam here: https://on.doi.gov/2ndTvMQ
We hope you’re enjoying your #scenicsaturday as much as we are! Here’s another awesome photo from the GP region. Ashley Dixson snapped this great shot of Lake Altus from a lookout on King Mountain, in Oklahoma!https://on.doi.gov/2nnm8bU
Do you know about all of the awesome hiking and recreation opportunities available at the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, serviced by the National Park Service? In particular, the Escalante Subdistrict - located near Lake Powell - offers some of the best backcountry hiking & camping experiences America has to offer.
To celebrate #greatoutdoorsmonth we highly recommend visiting this unique landscape! Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2sZggEz
Let’s celebrate #scenicsaturday by enjoying this beautiful shot of Alcova Reservoir in Wyoming, taken by Reclamation’s Harold Morrow. Learn more about Alcova Reservoir here: https://on.doi.gov/2nnJFsc
Woo hoo! It’s #fridayfunday and #summer is almost here! Many of Reclamation’s facilities are full of fun, outdoor opportunities. Which ones are your favorites?
Taryn Preston shared this beautiful photo of folks enjoying campgrounds near Canyon Ferry Reservoir.
Learn more on our wesbite: usbr.gov!
To celebrate #nationalfishingandboatingweek why not check out one of our facilities for some outdoor fun? In today's photo, a fly fisherman is enjoying some fun outdoors near Fontenelle Dam in Wyoming. Learn more about Fontenelle here: https://on.doi.gov/2rQKNov
Our #ThrowbackThursday tour of the Belle Fourche Project in Reclamation’s Great Plains Region continues! This photo shows a detailed view of a steam shovel loading train cars while someone seems to be taking a break at the front of the train.
Exact date unknown.
This photo was taken by one of Reclamation’s first photographers, Walter J. Lubken. Learn more about Belle Fourche
We’re traveling back in time for #ThrowbackThursday in the GP Region!
This morning’s photo shows a 20-Ton Traction Engine with a 30-Ton Gravel Train.
The photo was taken by R.F. Walter on June 29, 1906 at the Belle Fourche Project in South Dakota. https://on.doi.gov/2lvSGwB
The work we do at Reclamation is challenging, interesting, and important, and ensures the safety and efficiency of many infrastructures in the United States. In this #WorkingWednesday photo, two employees are conducting a survey of Fresno Dam. #bureauofreclamation#usinterior
♀️ In light of #nationalfishingandboatingweek we thought you might enjoy this photo of a favored boat ramp near Flaming Gorge, along the Green River. Learn more about Flaming Gorge on our website! ♀️
#WorkingWednesday is in the house! In our first photo, Great Plains Region’s Clark Larsen is conducting a concrete sounding assessment at Glen Elder Spillway in Kansas. Learn more about the work we do at Glen Elder Dam at usbr.gov!
Thanks to Anellise Deters for this photo
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