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The CSS Georgia continues to surprise archaeologists. Case in point, this 9,000-pound Dahlgren rifled cannon that archaeologists thought was a different type of cannon before raising it to the surface July 21.
A wreck reborn: Recovering the CSS Georgia from the Savannah River
The CSS Georgia continues to surprise archaeologists. Case in point, this 9,000-pound Dahlgren rifled cannon that archaeologists thought was a different type of cannon before raising it to the surface July 21.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks volunteers to lend their support during our annual cleanup campaign at Thurmond Lake. Join us Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Thurmond Lake
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks volunteers to lend their support during our annual cleanup campaign at Thurmond Lake. Join us Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Martha Coley, mother to two retired Air Force pilots and an accountant in the Resource Management Division, is a face of the nationwide Blue Star Mothers of America organization that lists more than 6,000 mothers of armed forces service members across approximately 200 locations. Behind her is BSMA’s service flag, an official, indoor banner displayed by members of its organization. According to the organization’s website, the flag should be flown facing out from the front window of a home or organization. Each blue star on the flag represents a past or present service member.
After decades of giving, she won’t slow down
From the moment her teenage son mounted a foldout of an aircraft cockpit on his bedroom wall, she knew that he was poised to fly planes. Martha Coley, mother to two now retired Air Force pilots, recalled this, and similar aspirations-turned-accomplishments, arresting the discussion to misty-eyed silence.
Progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP, shifts into high gear as four major milestones are reached in the first week of August.
Harbor deepening leaps forward on multiple fronts
Progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP, shifts into high gear as four major milestones are reached in the first week of August.
Ellie Covington, a biologist with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, and Sandy Beasley, a volunteer with U.S. Fish & Wildlife, count birds at Tybee Island, June 30. Savannah District biologists like Covington visit the island three times a month to monitor the number of birds following Tybee Island’s beach renournishment in December 2014.
Savannah River islands attract a different type of tourist
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Threatened by development and predators from every side, local birds here are finding safe, pristine habitats in an unlikely place: at the bottom of the Savannah River.

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Hartwell Lake opens recreation areas to hunters

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Office will open four recreation areas for archery and small game hunting during the regular 2015-2016 Georgia hunting season.
Published: 8/26/2015

Corps of Engineers to conduct limited spillway gate tests Tuesday-Wednesday

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct limited engineering and operations tests on spillway gates at Hartwell Dam, near Hartwell, Georgia, on Tuesday, Aug. 25, and at the J. Strom Thurmond Dam near Augusta, Georgia, on Wednesday, Aug. 26.
Published: 8/24/2015

Volunteers needed for Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign

CLARKS HILL, S.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to volunteer for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign, beginning Aug. 27 and concluding on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 26.
Published: 8/21/2015

Russell Lake to host two Dove Hunts in September

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Richard B. Russell Project Office will conduct two youth dove hunts Sept. 12 and 19, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Ten slots, filled by random drawing, will be available at each hunt for youth hunters ages 9 to 15.
Published: 8/17/2015

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