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USACE Vicksburg District's Grenada Lake sets date for annual Fish Habitat Day event

USACE Vicksburg District
Published Nov. 13, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District announces that Grenada Lake is seeking volunteers for its annual Fish Habitat Day on Dec. 2.

The event begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 3 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the Torrance Landing where cedar trees and wooden stakes will be used to construct fish beds.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided for volunteers followed by a drawing for door prizes after lunch. ATVs/UTVs are encouraged for this event, users must wear a Department of Transportation (DOT) approved helmet. Warm outdoor clothing and gloves are also encouraged.

Fish Habitat Day is an annual event in which volunteers construct and place fish shelters which help provide bedding and cover for fish. For more information, please contact the Grenada Lake Field Office at 662-226-5911.

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.

Christi Kilroy

Release no. 23-037