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Hartwell Lake campgrounds and day use areas to open April 1

Reservations for campsites and day use shelters can be made by calling the National Recreation Reservation Service toll-free at 877-444-6777 or online at For more information, contact the Hartwell Lake Operations Manager’s Office toll-free at 888-893-0678.
Published: 3/20/2015

Corps casts net for 27th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby participants

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Richard B. Russell Lake Office, in partnership with state and private agencies, will host the 27th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby and Water Safety Program Saturday, April 25, at Blue Hole Recreation Area from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The gates, located on Highway 81 Calhoun Falls in South Carolina, will open at approximately 7 a.m. for early arrivals and registration.
Published: 3/18/2015

Army Corps of Engineers to hold public workshop about Conway Bombing Range

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public workshop March 17 to discuss an upcoming investigation at the former Conway Bombing and Artillery Range near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Published: 3/10/2015

Corps of Engineers awards first dredging contract for Savannah Harbor expansion

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Deepening the Savannah harbor can begin following today’s award of a $134.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, by the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The contract covers deepening of the outer harbor, from approximately Fort Pulaski for 18.5 miles into the Atlantic Ocean.
Published: 3/5/2015

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