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  • Corps’ Thurmond Lake Office accepts Christmas trees for recycling

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Forest, Fish, and Wildlife Section at the J. Strom Thurmond Project will accept real Christmas trees for recycling as fish habitat, December 21, 2020, through January 17, 2021.
  • Work to begin at former Camp Croft to find and remove WW II munitions

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will begin conducting field work associated with the remedial action for Project 07 at the Camp Croft Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) on Dec. 14, 2020. Project 07 consists of approximately 1,277 acres within Croft State Park in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • 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.
  • Fireworks prohibited on Corps lands and waters

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – With Independence Day approaching, Corps of Engineers officials remind visitors, campers and private dock owners that using fireworks on Corps lands and waters is prohibited by long-standing regulations.
  • Corps of Engineers to reopen primitive campgrounds at Thurmond Lake

    Primitive campgrounds Bussey Point and LeRoys Ferry are set to reopen on June 19 at J. Strom Thurmond Lake. All reservations and payments must now be made through Recreation.gov. The camping fee remains $10 per night.
  • COE to reopen additional boat ramps, some campgrounds

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Phased reopening of campgrounds and additional boat ramps at reservoirs owned and operated by the Army Corps of Engineers along the Savannah River will take place May 15 and May 18, 2020. Playgrounds, beaches, shelters and life jacket loaner stands will remain closed until further notice. Visitor centers at all three projects will remain closed to the public.
  • Clean-up of former Camp Croft begins with signing of $36.5 million contract

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Work to clean up former Camp Croft near Spartanburg, South Carolina, will begin soon following the April 1 signing of a contract between the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and a joint venture of Weston Solutions, Inc., of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, and Zapata Inc., of Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Army Corps report recommends removal of Savannah River training wall

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recommends removing the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile through Augusta, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina. The underwater wall was built in the early 20th century to aid commercial navigation.
  • Thurmond closes 3 more boat ramps due to corona virus

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials at J. Strom Thurmond Lake have closed an additional three boat ramps in cooperation with local law enforcement to help achieve the national individual distancing standards set by the government. Officials previously closed the visitors center and all restrooms, campgrounds and day-use areas (and boat ramps inside those areas) at the reservoir.
  • Corps completes construction of Hutchinson Island Dissolved Oxygen Injection Plant; begins testing

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has completed construction of the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System plant on Hutchinson Island and today began testing the plant to verify proper operation.