Archive: August, 2017
  • 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.
  • Timber harvesting begins at Broyles Recreation Area at Lake Hartwell; phase one of expansion of popular rec area

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Timber harvesting begins at the Broyles Recreation Area at Lake Hartwell in Anderson
  • Recreation areas on Hartwell Lake to open for hunting

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Office will open four of its larger
  • Corps to host youth dove hunts at Russell Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct two youth dove hunts at the Richard B. Russell Project Office on Sept. 9 and 16, 2017. The hunts will begin at 2 p.m. and end at sunset.
  • Russell Lake officials seek volunteers for annual cleanup

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Richard B. Russell Lake seek volunteers to assist with the annual National Public Lands Day cleanup at the reservoir this year. National Public Lands Day will be observed throughout September at Russell Lake. Georgia’s Rivers Alive organization will partner with the Corps of Engineers to sponsor the cleanup. Volunteers for the cleanup campaign will work on the shoreline and islands in and around Russell Lake anytime between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30, 2017, National Public Lands Day.
  • One person, huge impact on small businesses

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Her office may be small (she’s the only small business specialist) but Leila Hollis packs a big punch when it comes to giving small companies an edge in working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. So much so, her management of a $600 million program earned her a 2017 Women of Color Technology All Star award.
  • Primitive weapon deer hunts return to Thurmond this autumn

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Muzzleloader and archery hunters can participate in primitive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point Management Area located in Lincoln County, Georgia, this autumn.