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USACE Vicksburg District
USACE Vicksburg District issues update to Lindy C. Boggs Lock and Dam closure schedule
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has changed the original schedule and is postponing the reopening Lindy C. Boggs Lock and Dam (L&D) to Red River navigation on Oct. 5.
USACE Vicksburg District lowers pool at Thatcher Lock and Dam for routine inspections
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will lower the Thatcher Lock and Dam (L&D) pool one-foot next week to conduct a routine inspection of the poiree needle system.
USACE Vicksburg District holds Physically Challenged Fishing Day at Enid Lake
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District at Enid Lake partnered with the Chickasaw Hill Volunteer Association, and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) to host the 29th annual Physically Challenged Fishing Day on Sept. 10.
USACE Vicksburg District clarifies new velvet deer season does not apply at its projects
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District would like to remind visitors to Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid, and Grenada Lakes that the new velvet deer season in the state of Mississippi does not apply to USACE lands.
Recreation closures continue past Labor Day Weekend at USACE Vicksburg District’s Lower Sardis Lake
Vicksburg, Miss. -- The US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (USACE) announces that recreation closures will continue past Labor Day Weekend for Lower Sardis Lake due to maintenance.
USACE Vicksburg District announces archery hunts at Arkabutla Lake
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District announces the dates for its fall archery draw hunts at Arkabutla Lake.
USACE Vicksburg District’s Arkabutla Lake accepting applications for Physically Challenged Hunt
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District announces the 32nd annual Arkabutla Lake Physically Challenged Deer Hunt.
USACE Vicksburg District announces new Mat Sinking Unit Chief
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District announces the selection of Maurice Gilmore as the new chief of the Mat Sinking Unit (MSU).
USACE Vicksburg District issues temporary restriction on recreational boating at Sardis’s Lower Lake
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has issued a temporary restriction for recreational boating on the Lower Lake below Sardis Dam due to routine maintenance and inspection of several key flood control structures that will take place until August 31.
USACE Vicksburg District announces Lake Ouachita recreation fall closures
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will temporarily close the following recreation areas at Lake Ouachita, Arkansas, for routine maintenance and repairs during the fall/winter season: