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  • NR 18-025: Cookeville workshop to address state’s need for firewood producers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 7, 2018) — An alliance of state, federal and non-governmental partners are sponsoring a free public workshop 9:30 a.m. to noon central time Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 at the Leslie Town Center in Cookeville, Tenn., to show participants how to develop their own small businesses to sell heat-treated firewood to fill increasing demand at campgrounds in Tennessee and Kentucky.
  • NR 18-018: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges caution when leaving valuables in vehicles

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (June 7, 2018) – As the summer recreation season gets into full swing, Center Hill Lake becomes a popular destination for many Middle Tennessee residents. The lake’s 18,220 square miles of water, multiple campgrounds, marinas, and recreation areas are a significant attraction for tourists, locals, and… criminals alike.
  • NR 17-038: Crossville workshop to address state’s need for firewood producers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2017) — An alliance of state, federal and non-governmental partners are hosting a free public workshop 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville, Tenn., that will show participants how to develop their own small businesses to sell heat-treated firewood to fill increasing demand at campgrounds in Tennessee.
  • NR 17-012: Cookeville workshop to address state’s need for firewood producers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2017) — An alliance of state, federal and non-governmental partners are hosting a free public workshop 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at the Leslie Town Centre in Cookeville, Tenn., that will show participants how to develop their own small businesses to sell heat-treated firewood to fill increasing demand at campgrounds in Tennessee.
  • NR 17-005: Nashville District announces new firewood policy

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 6, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces a new firewood policy is now in effect, and seeks the public’s cooperation to prevent the spread of forest insects and disease at campgrounds in the Cumberland River Basin.
  • NR 13-045: Nashville District to reopen recreation areas by 3 p.m. Oct. 17, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2013) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District will reopen all day-use parks and 11 campgrounds normally open at this time of the season no later than 3 p.m. today.
  • NR 13-041: Nashville District closing campgrounds, day-use parks by noon Oct. 4, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2013) – Due to the government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is closing all of its campgrounds and day-use parks at noon on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. The district previously announced it intended to keep these areas open as originally scheduled. However, support to recreation areas can no longer be sustained as the district progresses through its orderly shutdown.
  • NR 12-028: Corps dedicating new Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (July 16, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is hosting a dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office 9 a.m. Friday, July 20. The new facility replaces the previous building destroyed in a fire Sept. 26, 2008. The public and media are invited to the 9 a.m. dedication and an open house following the ceremony from 10 a.m. to noon.