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Thurmond Lake offers free entry for two outdoor recreation events

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Two nationally recognized days for outdoor play will be celebrated at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Thurmond Lake Office May 21 for Kids to Parks Day and June 11 for Get Outdoors Day. [Read More]
Published: May-06-16

Corps seeks public comments on hydrilla management plan to reduce bald eagle deaths at J. Strom Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Wildlife managers have a plan to decrease the number of bald eagle deaths related to the invasive plant hydrilla growing in Thurmond Lake through the use of grass-eating carp and herbicide. [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-16

Hartwell Lake campgrounds and day use areas to open for recreation season

SAVANNAH, Ga. – As the peak of the 2016 recreation season approaches, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office will open the following campgrounds and day use areas May 1: [Read More]
Published: Apr-22-16

Trash disposal sites confirmed for Hartwell Lake’s cleanup campaign

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials at the Hartwell Lake Project site are preparing trash disposal sites in anticipation of the lake’s annual Cleanup Greenup campaign scheduled April 16-23. Corps officials encourage visitors to dispose of trash in proper and authorized containers such as public trash collection locations provided by counties surrounding the lake. For purposes of the cleanup, additional containers will be available during the event at the following locations: [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-16

Seasonal volunteer opportunities available at Hartwell Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Advocates of the lake seeking a volunteer opportunity are invited to apply for two positions at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Project site for the 2016 recreation season. [Read More]
Published: Apr-05-16

Corps to reel in youth for 28th annual Fishing Derby

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Youth can capture the fun of spring and fishing at the 28th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby April 23 at Richard B. Russell Lake. [Read More]
Published: Mar-31-16

Hartwell Lake campgrounds and day use areas to open April 1

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Project Office announces the opening of the following campgrounds and day use areas on April 1: [Read More]
Published: Mar-30-16

Hartwell Lake volunteers needed for spring cleanup campaign

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Volunteers are still needed for Hartwell Lake’s spring Clean Up Green Up campaign occurring April 16-23. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office and the Lake Hartwell Association (LHA) partner annually to bring the “spring cleaning” effort to the lake’s shoreline and islands. [Read More]
Published: Mar-25-16

Meeting to explain expected increased traffic on Highway 21 in Port Wentworth

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Construction on the City of Savannah’s raw water storage impoundment will begin soon which will increase traffic on Highway 21 near Rice Hope subdivision in Port Wentworth. The Army Corps of Engineers will discuss neighborhood traffic issues associated with the effort in a public meeting scheduled for Feb. 29. [Read More]
Published: Feb-25-16

New USACE water safety campaign targets adult men

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Every year thousands of people in the United States mourn the loss of loved ones who could have survived if they had been wearing a life jacket while spending time on or near our nation’s waters. To heighten awareness for the use of life jackets, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently launched a new water safety campaign titled “Life Jackets Worn … Nobody Mourns.” The campaign targets adult men as the higher-risk demographic. The effort was developed by USACE, in cooperation with the Corps of Engineers Natural Resources and Education Foundation, a non-profit foundation established to support USACE natural resources and recreation programs. [Read More]
Published: Feb-24-16
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