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  • DeGray Lake Hosts Hunt for Persons with Disabilities

    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.
  • Notice of Availability for Leasing Real Property at Sardis Lake, Mississippi

    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.
  • Lake Greeson Hosts Squirrel Hunt for Combat Veterans

    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”.
  • Manager for Corps' Arkansas Lakes Retires After 42 Year

    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.
  • Sardis Lake Hosts 33rd Annual Eagle Watch

    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.
  • Vicksburg District’s Joe Parker Promoted

    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.
  • Arkabutla Lake Hosts 15th Annual Eagle Watch

    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.
  • Mat Sinking Unit Completes Season

    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.
  • Notice of Availability of Leased Lands near Sardis Lake

    Vicksburg, Miss. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is offering agricultural land for lease to the public. These sections of agricultural lands consist of several tracts in Lafayette, Marshall, and Panola counties near Sardis Lake. The Notice of Availability number for these tracts is DACW38-9-15-6. These properties will be leased for crops, hay, highly erodible land (HEL), pasture and grazed woods.
  • Boy Scouts Build Wood Duck Nesting Boxes for Waterfowl at Arkabutla Lake

    VICKSBURG, MISS… Nine boy scouts from Troop 41, Hernando, recently built wood duck nesting boxes for waterfowl at Arkabutla Lake. The scouts converted 40 1x10x12 rough cut cypress planks into luxury suites that resulted in 66 boxes. The boxes will be placed on 4x4 posts around the backwaters and coves of Arkabutla Lake and the Coldwater River channel and sloughs scattered throughout the Askew Wildlife Management Area.