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USACE Vicksburg District announces special veterans’ deer hunt at Grenada Lake

USACE Vicksburg District
Published Sept. 9, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announces that Grenada Lake will host its 2022 Veterans Deer Hunt at the Grenada Lake Dam Area on Nov. 19-21.

Registration begins Sept. 21 and closes Oct. 5. To register for the hunt, applicants should email a copy of their DD-214 form, driver’s license, current address and phone number to Natural Resources Specialist Will Clark at will.clark@usace.army.mil. Any missing or false information will result in a rejection of the application.

Hunters chosen to participate must abide by all USACE and Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks rules and regulations. Those selected to participate in the hunt will be notified by phone or email.  Participants may use weapon of choice in accordance with MDWFP state regulations. All federal and state small game regulations will be enforced.

The primary purpose of the hunt is to show appreciation for veterans who made sacrifices for our country. The hunt also helps manage the deer herd to prevent habitat degradation in overpopulated areas.

For more information, contact the Grenada Lake Visitor Center at 662-226-1679.

The USACE Vicksburg District is engineering solutions to the nation’s toughest challenges. The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, that holds nine major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline Mississippi River levees. The Vicksburg District is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,100 personnel.

Anna Owens

Release no. 22-083