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Savannah River reservoirs equipped to handle Irma rainfall, officials urge caution downstream of Thurmond Dam

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District said today that [Read More]
Published: Sep-09-17

Hattons Ford boat ramp at Lake Hartwell to close temporarily for upgrades

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Project Office will temporarily close the Hatton’s Ford boat ramp in Anderson County, South Carolina, beginning September 11, 2017 to perform initial site work in advance of future improvements to the boat ramp approach and parking area. The ramp is expected to be closed for approximately one week to accomplish this initial phase of work, weather permitting. [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-17

SHEP environmental mitigation postponed due to permitting delay

SAVANNAH, Ga. – A contract award for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project will be postponed [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-17

Herbicide treatments to begin at Thurmond Lake to kill invasive hydrilla

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will apply herbicide to approximately 205 acres of hydrilla in the J. Strom Thurmond Lake beginning Sept. 6 weather permitting. The chemical application follows plans approved as part of management strategies identified in the April 2016 Avian Vacuolar Myelinopathy (AVM) Plan for the lake project. [Read More]
Published: Aug-29-17

Timber harvesting begins at Broyles Recreation Area at Lake Hartwell; phase one of expansion of popular rec area

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Timber harvesting begins at the Broyles Recreation Area at Lake Hartwell in Anderson [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-17

Recreation areas on Hartwell Lake to open for hunting

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Office will open four of its larger [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-17

Corps to host youth dove hunts at Russell Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct two youth dove hunts at the Richard B. Russell Project Office on Sept. 9 and 16, 2017. The hunts will begin at 2 p.m. and end at sunset. [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-17

Russell Lake officials seek volunteers for annual cleanup

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Richard B. Russell Lake seek volunteers to assist with the annual National Public Lands Day cleanup at the reservoir this year. National Public Lands Day will be observed throughout September at Russell Lake. Georgia’s Rivers Alive organization will partner with the Corps of Engineers to sponsor the cleanup. Volunteers for the cleanup campaign will work on the shoreline and islands in and around Russell Lake anytime between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30, 2017, National Public Lands Day. [Read More]
Published: Aug-16-17

One person, huge impact on small businesses

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Her office may be small (she’s the only small business specialist) but Leila Hollis packs a big punch when it comes to giving small companies an edge in working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. So much so, her management of a $600 million program earned her a 2017 Women of Color Technology All Star award. [Read More]
Published: Aug-16-17

Primitive weapon deer hunts return to Thurmond this autumn

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Muzzleloader and archery hunters can participate in primitive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point Management Area located in Lincoln County, Georgia, this autumn. [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-17
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