Archive: August, 2018
  • 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 recreation areas for archery and small game hunting during the regular 2018-2019 Georgia hunting season. These areas include: • Paynes Creek Park, Hart County, Georgia (399 acres) • Hartwell Dam Quarry Area, Hart County, Georgia (410 acres) • New Prospect Park, Hart County, Georgia (34 acres) • Jenkins Ferry Park, Stephens County, Georgia (31 acres)
  • Lake Russell officials seek volunteers for annual clean-up day

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Richard B. Russell Lake seeks volunteers for the annual National Public Lands Day clean-up event to be held Sept. 22. The Corps of Engineers holds the event in conjunction with Georgia’s Rivers Alive program. Volunteers are being sought to gather litter and debris along the shoreline and islands in and around Russell Lake anytime between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30, 2018.
  • Construction may disrupt some waterways in the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge through October 2019

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Boaters using the Savannah River, the Middle River and the Little Back River through the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge will encounter extensive construction near Rifle Cut and McCoy’s Cut during the next 13 months. Boaters are urged to remain clear from all construction equipment and to exercise extreme caution while in the construction area.
  • Thurmond Lake officials announce seasonal closing of certain recreation sites

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Certain recreation sites at the J. Strom Thurmond Lake will close or partially close for the season between Sept. 4 and Sept. 30.