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  • National Public Lands Day: Cleanup Volunteers needed at Savannah River Lakes

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is set to celebrate National Public Lands Day at Hartwell, Richard B. Russell, and J. Strom Thurmond Lakes Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, and need volunteers to help cleanup.
  • J. Strom Thurmond Project Master Plan Update Finalized

    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, closed the public comment session at noon, Jan. 20, 2022, for the proposed new master plan for the operation of the J. Strom Thurmond Project and now has an updated guidance plan for recreational, environmental, land and wildlife management.
  • 2022 Bussey Point Deer Hunts

    Augusta, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, J. Strom Thurmond Project, primitive deer hunt dates are set for the 2022 hunting season.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, buoys inspection results at Lake Hartwell

    HARTWELL LAKE, Ga. and S.C. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, recently conducted an “Aids to Navigation” inspection on Hartwell Lake to inventory all buoys, shoal markers and other aids to navigation to ensure proper placement, working condition and visibility.
  • Men’s overconfidence leads to unnecessary drownings

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Nearly 90 percent of drownings at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lakes are adult males and it seems arrogance – thinking they can swim and lame excuses, like life jackets are uncomfortable or unflattering, lead to drownings in many cases.
  • No more excuses: New crosswalks make going to the gym safer, easier at Ft. Bragg

    A dozen new, lighted and solar-powered crosswalks with flashing warning lights now warn drivers that pedestrians are waiting to cross busy streets on the Army’s most populous installation, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
  • Corps’ Hartwell Lake Office accepts Christmas trees for recycling

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Project Office will again accept natural Christmas trees (no artificial trees) for recycling Dec. 26 through Jan. 26, 2020. All ornaments and tinsel must be removed before dropping the trees off.
  • Thurmond Lake to recycle used Christmas trees

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at the J. Strom Thurmond Project will accept real Christmas trees for recycling Dec. 20 through Jan. 8, 2020. Artificial trees will not be accepted.
  • Crews re-mark boundary lines at J. Strom Thurmond Project

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Workers have begun to clear and re-mark approximately 50 miles of the boundary line
  • Thurmond Lake officials seek volunteers for National Public Lands Day 2019

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks individual and group volunteers for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28, 2019. Volunteers will work on a variety of projects including debris cleanup, brush clearing, and trail and park maintenance along the shoreline, islands, recreation areas, coves, old road ends and bridge areas.