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  • January

    Park Rangers promote water safety at Nashville Boat Show

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2020) – Avid boaters and outdoors enthusiasts stopped in at the Nashville Boat Show at the Music City Center in hopes of checking off their list of preseason to-dos, and preparing for the start of the fishing season with a little help from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park rangers.
  • October

    Corps team navigates Cumberland River to celebrate Districts’ 130th Anniversary

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2018) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees, family members and retirees participated in a canoe, kayak, and boat voyage down the Cumberland River in celebration of the district’s 130th Anniversary.
  • June

    Corps employees take the helm to improve motor boating skills

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June, 23, 2018 – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees attended a four-day Motorboat Operator’s Course and water safety refresher class participants came from Cordell Hull, Center Hill, Old Hickory, Cheatham, Lake Cumberland, Laurel, and J. Percy lakes at the J. Percy Lake shop conference room.
  • May

    Country Music Artist Dixie Jade reminds their fans to wear their life jackets and be safe on the water.

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 24, 2018) – NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 24, 2018) – Country Music Artist Dixie Jade reminds their fans to wear their life jackets and be safe on the water.
  • Corps employees use ingenuity to collect debris, trash on Lake Cumberland

    SOMERSET, KY (May 9, 2018) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees from the Nashville District have engineered a solution to help improve and maintain access at a sometimes debris-clogged Waitsboro recreation and boat launch area.
  • June

    Hendricks Creek Marina achieves ‘Clean Marina’ status

    BURKESVILLE, Ky. (June 7, 2017) – Hendricks Creek Marina here on Dale Hollow Lake raised the “Clean Marina” flag today during a dedication ceremony recognizing the marina’s voluntary efforts to reduce water pollution and erosion in the Cumberland River watershed, and for promoting environmentally responsible marina and boating practices.
  • January

    Boaters navigate to Corps of Engineers booth at 2017 Nashville Boat show

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2017) – Boating enthusiasts attending the 31st annual Progressive Nashville Boat & Sportshow at the Nashville Music City Center are encouraged to navigate to the Corps of Engineers booth to get important information about local lakes before embarking on the water this recreation season.
  • March

    Corps of Engineers launches new water safety campaign ‘Life Jackets Worn - Nobody Mourns’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March, 3, 2016) — Every year thousands of people in the United States mourn the loss of loved ones who could have survived if they had been wearing a life jacket while spending time on or near our nation’s waters. To heighten awareness, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently launched a national water safety campaign titled “Life Jackets Worn - Nobody Mourns.”
  • January

    Boaters navigate to Corps of Engineers booth at Nashville Boat show

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2016) – Boating enthusiasts attending the 30th annual Progressive Nashville Boat & Sportshow at Music City Center are encouraged to navigate to the Corps of Engineers booth to get important information about local lakes before embarking on the water this recreation season.
  • April

    Coast Guard, National Safe Boating Council remind mariners on importance of EPIRBs

    NEW ORLEANS (April 6, 2015) – The Coast Guard and National Safe Boating Council remind recreational boaters of the importance of Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons in conjunction with 406Mhz Beacon Awareness Day.
  • December

    Warm up to these safety tips as frigid water chills and kills

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2014) — Public safety is the number-one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, and the Corps of Engineers urges everyone to practice boating and water safety this winter because frigid water chills and kills.
  • September

    Lake Cumberland’s 25th Annual Cleanup volunteers bag mounds of litter, debris

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2014) – In celebration of National Public Lands Day, 386 volunteers bagged mounds of trash and debris from five designated recreation sites during the 25th Annual Lake Cumberland Cleanup.
  • March

    Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Officers earn Water Safety Award

    MONTECELLO, Ky. (March 13, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District representatives presented Officers from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resource with the Great Lakes and Ohio Division 2012 Water Safety Award.
  • August

    Commentary: Don't stop practicing water safety on Corps lakes

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 31, 2012) – As we enter the Labor Day weekend and the remaining few weeks of the Summer recreation season, I want to again emphasize the extreme importance of “Water Safety” to continue reducing fatalities on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s 10 lakes.
  • May

    Center Hill Lake highlighting National Safe Boating Week

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 12, 2011) – Memorial Day and boating season is fast approaching. With the warm weather, boaters are anxious about firing up the grill, setting up a tent with the family and getting out on the lake. Before launching a boat for the first time this season, take the time to check for all the required safety equipment, especially life jackets, and make sure all equipment is still in good condition.