US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District

Sardis Lake Hosts 32nd Annual Bald Eagle Watch

Published Jan. 9, 2014
Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (Corps) will host the 32nd annual Sardis Lake mid-winter bald eagle survey Saturday, 11 January 2014. Volunteers will watch, count and document movement of bald eagles around Sardis Lake. Volunteers should dress appropriately and meet at the Sardis Lake Field Office at 7:00 a.m. for information and instructions.

For more information on this or other Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers topics, contact Kavanaugh Breazeale, Public Affairs and Communications Office at 601-631-5052 or email kavanaugh.breazeale@usace.army.mil . You may also contact Ranger Cody Scruggs at the Sardis Lake Field Office at 662-563-4531.

Sardis Lake is part of the Mississippi River and Tributaries System and is one of the four lakes in north Mississippi maintained and operated by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District. The primary mission of Sardis Lake is flood damage risk reduction and is located near Batesville and Oxford, Mississippi. Annually, more than 1.4 million visitors enjoy the 98,371-acre recreational area to enjoy the camping, playgrounds, swimming areas, trails, fishing, boat ramps and marinas. The lake traffic brings approximately $34.5 million to the local economy and supports approximately 464 jobs. Information on Corps lakes and recreational areas can be found on the Vicksburg District Operations Division’s website.  http://www.mvk.usace.army.mil/lakes/
 



Contact
Kavanaugh Breazeale
601-631-5052
kavanaugh.breazeale@usace.army.mil
or
Cody Scruggs
662-563-4531

Release no. 14-004