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  • Corps of Engineers releases hunting map app

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials at the three Army Corps of Engineers reservoir projects on the Savannah River have introduced a new mobile application to aid hunters. The free app will cover the Thurmond Lake, Russell Lake and Hartwell Lake areas.
  • Officials set Sept. 25 as National Public Lands Day for Russell Lake

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Cleanup time returns to Russell Lake! Officials at Richard B. Russell Lake will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 25, by holding a lake-wide cleanup event from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Corps to test gates at Russell Dam June 23

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Dam safety officials from the Savannah District, U.S Army Corps of Engineers will test the spillway gates at Richard B. Russell Dam on the Savannah River next week.
  • Volunteers sought for National Public Lands Day cleanup on Russell Lake

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Its clean up time on Russell Lake! Richard B. Russell Lake is celebrating National Public Lands Day on Saturday September 26, by holding a lake wide clean-up event.
  • Corps of Engineers to reopen day use areas at Hartwell, Thurmond and Russell

    Most day use areas and facilities operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers along the Savannah River reopened June 24, 2020. Beaches in open day use and campground areas also opened June 24, 2020.
  • Upper Savannah reservoirs enter Drought Level 1

    SAVANNAH, Ga. –The three reservoirs on the Savannah River operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers declared the first drought level Tuesday in response to the pool elevation at J. Strom Thurmond Lake dipping below 326.0 feet above mean sea level (ft-msl). Entering Trigger Level 1 activates the Corps’ drought management plan which conserves water in the reservoirs by reducing the outflows from the Thurmond Dam.
  • Russell Lake seeks volunteers for National Public Lands Day cleanup

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – As part of the annual National Public Lands Day celebration, officials at Richard B. Russell Lake seek volunteers to help clean up shoreline and islands at the reservoir along the Georgia and South Carolina border, on Sept. 28.
  • 31st annual Kids’ Fishing Derby comes to Russell Lake May 4

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Richard B. Russell Project Office, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and the Lake Russell Recreation and Tourism Coalition, will host the 31st Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby, Saturday, May 4.
  • 30th annual Kids’ Fishing Derby kicks off April 21

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The ever-popular Kids’ Fishing Derby celebrates its 30th year April 21 at the Blue Hole Recreation Area on Russell Lake in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina. Participants must be 15 years old or younger to fish in the netted cove purposefully stocked with fish for the derby.
  • Corps sets dates for youth waterfowl hunts at Russell Lake

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will conduct five youth waterfowl hunts at the Richard B. Russell Lake Nov. 25, Dec. 9, Dec. 23, 2017; and Jan. 6 and Jan 20, 2018 (dates subject to change). Three slots will be available at each hunt for youth hunters ages 9 to 15.