Tag Archives: outdoor recreation

VIDEO: Commander sums up past 6 months, offers projection through summer

In this video Col. Thomas Tickner, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District commander, addresses Savannah River Basin stakeholders by summing up the past six months of rainfall and reservoir conditions. He also addresses current conditions and what stakeholders might … Continue reading

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Your first line of defense this Memorial Day: A life jacket

Commentary by Sandra Hudson, Public Affairs Specialist Every day on the job, I learn something new about who we are, what we do and the people who make it all happen. Sometimes I still find myself occasionally standing wide-eyed and … Continue reading

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Corps signs cooperative agreement with non-profit group for campground operations

By Tracy Robillard, public affairs specialist The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has signed a cooperative agreement with Outdoor Recreation and Outreach Inc. for the daily operations of five campgrounds at J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake in … Continue reading

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Corps waives recreation day-use and camping fees for military members & dependents

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will begin accepting the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s new Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at Corps-managed recreation areas at the Hartwell and J. Strom Thurmond Dam and … Continue reading

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Russell Lake fishing derby connects kids with the outdoors

By Tracy Robillard, public affairs specialist CALHOUN FALLS, S.C. — For the people who live near Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake, the value of America’s Great Outdoors doesn’t go unnoticed. “I don’t think there’s anything more important in contributing … Continue reading

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