US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District

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  • Vicksburg District Promotes Mallard

    Vicksburg, Miss… The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has selected Jennifer Mallard as Chief of the Operations Division’s Regulatory Branch. Mallard will serve as chief of the Regulatory Branch and be responsible for planning, coordination, and execution of the Corps of Engineers’ regulatory program authority within the geographic boundaries of the Vicksburg District. She will assist in making final decisions on Federal authorizations for non-USACE projects impacting all waters of the United States throughout the District and oversee controversial and/or politically sensitive in nature project evaluations.
  • New Floating Dock Available at Grenada Lake

    VICKSBURG, Miss… A floating dock was recently installed at Grenada Landing’s boat ramp of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Grenada Lake by EZ Dock Contractors of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Grenada Landing was the chosen site for the floating ramp due to the popularity of this ramp. The dock meets all American Disabilities Act guidelines, accommodates four to five boats, and is equipped with handrails, benches, bumpers, and cleats.
  • Grenada Lake Hosting Youth Waterfowl Hunt

    VICKSBURG, Miss…A youth waterfowl hunt will be held at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Grenada Lake on Saturday, January 31, 2015. All persons under the age of 16 are eligible for the hunt and must be accompanied by an adult, 21 years of age or older. All participants will be responsible for meeting age appropriate state and federal waterfowl hunting regulations. The hunters are encouraged to bring all necessary materials associated with waterfowl hunting such as decoys, chest-waders, duck calls, steel shot, and shotgun.
  • 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.