VICKSBURG, Miss… A floating dock was recently installed at Grenada Landing’s boat ramp of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Grenada Lake by EZ Dock Contractors of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Grenada Landing was the chosen site for the floating ramp due to the popularity of this ramp.
The dock meets all American Disabilities Act guidelines, accommodates four to five boats, and is equipped with handrails, benches, bumpers, and cleats.
VICKSBURG, Miss…A youth waterfowl hunt will be held at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Grenada Lake on Saturday, January 31, 2015.
All persons under the age of 16 are eligible for the hunt and must be accompanied by an adult, 21 years of age or older. All participants will be responsible for meeting age appropriate state and federal waterfowl hunting regulations. The hunters are encouraged to bring all necessary materials associated with waterfowl hunting such as decoys, chest-waders, duck calls, steel shot, and shotgun.
VICKSBURG, Miss…A special hunting event will be held at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s DeGray Lake for persons with permanent mobility impairment. The hunt, scheduled for January 24-25, 2015, will provide access, facilities and other needed resources for these individuals to enjoy a safe and quality recreational experience. [Read More]
Vicksburg, Miss...The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will lease agricultural lands at Sardis Lake, Mississippi, to the public. These properties will be used for crops, hay, highly erodible land, pasture, and grazed woods, and are located in Panola, Marshall, and Lafayette Counties, Mississippi, and consist of approximately 900 acres. [Read More]
VICKSBURG, Miss… A squirrel hunt for combat veterans has been scheduled for January 16-17, 2015, at Lake Greeson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District.
Park rangers with Lake Greeson along with personnel of the Wounded Warriors, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and Kirby Landing Motel and Marina of Kirby, Arkansas, have combined efforts to host this hunt dubbed “Squirrel-A-Palooza”.
VICKSBURG, Miss…The manager of the Vicksburg District’s Arkansas lakes recently retired. For 42 years, Brenda Meeks served the Corps with distinction and honor and was an outstanding ambassador for Lake Ouachita, DeGray Lake and Lake Greeson. She was a tremendous advocate for recreational facilities, resulting in numerous partnerships with local communities and organizations surrounding the three lakes. [Read More]
VICKSBURG, MISS… Volunteers are needed for the Sardis Lake 33rd Annual Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Survey Saturday, January 17, 2015. The survey will begin with an orientation at the Sardis Lake Field Office at 7:00 a.m. Breakfast and T-shirts will be provided for each participant. [Read More]
Vicksburg, Miss… The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has promoted Joe P. Parker to the position of Assistant Chief of the Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) of the Operations Division’s Revetment Operations Branch. [Read More]
VICKSBURG, MISS… Arkabutla Lake will host the 15th annual Mid Winter Bald Eagle Survey, Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. Volunteers will watch, count and document movement of bald eagles around Arkabutla Lake. Volunteers will meet at the Arkabutla Lake Field Office at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast and to sign volunteer paper work, pre-registration is not required. [Read More]
Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) has completed its scheduled work for 2014. During this season, the MSU has placed over 500 acres of articulated concrete mats on the banks of the Mississippi River. [Read More]