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  • Thurmond Lake announces primitive deer hunt for 2018

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will hold primitive weapon deer hunts in Bussey Point, located in Lincoln County, Georgia.
  • Thurmond Lake officials seek volunteers for National Public Lands Day 2018

    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. 29, 2018.
  • Corps targeting applicants for spring turkey hunts at Thurmond

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host two turkey hunts in the Bussey Point Management Area in the spring of 2018. The management area will be opened to all hunters on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31. On Saturday, April 7 the Corps will host a youth hunt. Hunts will be limited to 10 individuals daily. Hunters who are selected may bring a guide or guest. The guest will not be allowed to carry a weapon.
  • Some user fees to rise for three areas at Thurmond Lake

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, some user fees will rise at one boat ramp and two primitive
  • Thurmond Lake to accept used Christmas trees as fish attractors

    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. 11. Artificial trees will not be accepted. The Christmas trees can be dropped off at Riverside Middle School, located in Evans, Georgia. All decorations – tinsel, lights, garland, bulbs, etc. – must be removed from the trees before dropping them off. Dumping of wireframe wreaths, yard debris, and household trash at the site is strictly prohibited.
  • Clarks Hill Park boat ramp and parking area to close for improvements

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The boat ramp and parking area in the Clarks Hill Park on Thurmond Lake in McCormick County, South Carolina, will close Nov. 13 – Dec. 15 for major improvements. Picnic areas and beaches in the park will remain open.
  • Thurmond Lake Project to mark some boundary lines over next few months

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Army Corps of Engineers will clear and remark the government boundary lines along portions of the J. Strom Thurmond Lake beginning Nov. 1 with the work continuing through the winter. Contracted crews will primarily work on the boundary in McCormick County, South Carolina.
  • Sterile grass-eating carp to be released into Thurmond Lake to control hydrilla

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin stocking sterile triploid grass carp to reduce the abundance of hydrilla in the J. Strom Thurmond Lake Oct. 25 and will run through Nov. 15. The fish form a part of management strategies identified in the April 2016 Avian Vacuolar Myelinopathy (AVM) Plan for the J. Strom Thurmond Project.
  • 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.
  • National Public Lands Day cleanup date set; Corps of Engineers seeks volunteers

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks volunteers for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 30, 2017. Scouting groups, civic organizations, sports clubs, church groups, businesses, families and individuals can participate.