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  • Army Corps of Engineers conducts underwater investigations in area of other where artifacts discovery in the Savannah River

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began additional submerged archaeological investigations and artifact recovery efforts in the Savannah River this week.
  • Corps of Engineers pledges to protect endangered species

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – As a federal resource agency, the Army Corps of Engineers provides certain protections to wetlands, wildlife at Corps’ reservoirs, and in operation of our nation’s rivers and harbors. Not only do we have a legal obligation to do so, we also have a moral responsibility which we take very seriously – and personally.
  • Corps of Engineers releases hunting map app

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials at the three Army Corps of Engineers reservoir projects on the Savannah River have introduced a new mobile application to aid hunters. The free app will cover the Thurmond Lake, Russell Lake and Hartwell Lake areas.
  • Recreation areas on Hartwell Lake to open for seasonal hunting

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Office will open 10 recreation areas for hunting during the regular state-designated seasons. Three of its larger Georgia recreation areas will open for archery and small game hunting during the regular 2021-2022 Georgia hunting season. These areas include:
  • Officials set Sept. 25 as National Public Lands Day for Russell Lake

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Cleanup time returns to Russell Lake! Officials at Richard B. Russell Lake will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 25, by holding a lake-wide cleanup event from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Army Corps releases public comments to Brunswick harbor study

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, recently released the Brunswick Harbor Modification Study Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for a 30-day public comment period, which ended July 21, 2021. The report was updated to provide clarity regarding Corps’ proposed action for continued operation and maintenance of the entire Brunswick Harbor federal navigation channel.
  • Officials set 2021 dates for popular primitive hunting at Bussey Point

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, J. Strom Thurmond Project, Forest, Fish, and Wildlife section will hold primitive weapons deer hunts in Bussey Point Corps Management Unit (CMU), located in Lincoln County, Georgia, in October, November and December.
  • Corps highlights importance of water safety this Independence Day Weekend

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) asks the recreating public to play it safe while on, in, or near the water this holiday weekend. Drowning is a leading cause of death this time of year. There have been seven water-related deaths this year at Hartwell, Richard B. Russell, and J. Strom Thurmond lakes. Of those deaths, USACE public recreation fatality statistics show the following trends:
  • Corps of Engineers releases public notice on updates to Brunswick Harbor Modification Study

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has prepared an Integrated Feasibility Report (IFR)/Environmental Assessment (EA) and a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Brunswick Harbor Modification Study (BHMS) in Glynn County, Georgia.
  • Corps to test gates at Russell Dam June 23

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Dam safety officials from the Savannah District, U.S Army Corps of Engineers will test the spillway gates at Richard B. Russell Dam on the Savannah River next week.