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  • March

    Volunteers paint Seven Points Campground for Earth Day

    HERMITAGE, Tenn. (March 22, 2018) – Equipped with spray paint, brushes and rollers, 60 volunteers applied a fresh coat of color today to recondition Seven Points Campground on the shoreline of J. Percy Priest Lake.
  • October

    Cheatham Lake seeks volunteers for Monarch Waystation

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2017) – The staff at Cheatham Lake is cultivating several flower gardens for bees and butterflies, and seeks volunteers to help certify the site as a Monarch Waystation.
  • September

    Center Hill Lake volunteers convert campground into tobacco-free trail

    Lancaster, Tenn. (Sept. 30, 2017) – About 30 volunteers converted the former Hurricane Bridge Campground today into the new “The Old 56 Trail” at Center Hill Lake in support of National Public Lands Day.
  • Students install wood duck boxes at Cheatham Lake

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2017) – Students at Montgomery Center High School’s Agriculture Academy installed wood duck boxes at Cheatham Lake today, a National Public Lands Day activity.
  • January

    Corps employee hits the slopes to assist adaptive skiers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2017) – Individuals with special needs from the south eastern region of the United States spend time on the mountainous ski slopes every winter thanks to the help of many volunteers. A U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District team member often spends a portion of the winter at an eastern Tennessee ski resort supporting the free ski clinic for dozens of adaptive skiers.
  • October

    Busy bee volunteers create pollinator gardens at Cheatham Lake

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2016) – A swarm of busy bee volunteers created pollinator gardens at Cheatham Lake and cleaned up the Bicentennial Trail Oct. 1, 2016 during a National Public Lands Day event.
  • July

    Martins Fork park ranger finds merit in leading Boy Scouts

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 29, 2016) – A park ranger at Martins Fork Lake recently spent a week camping, leading, mentoring and educating Boy Scouts in the great outdoors at Kia Kima Scout Reservation, which is nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains at Hardy, Ark.
  • May

    Employee juggles adversity while gaining notoriety for charity

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 23, 2016) – A former U.S. Navy officer now serving as a government human relations employee is juggling with his own personal adversity while at the same time gaining a little notoriety in support of his favorite charity.
  • February

    Corps employee takes to the slopes to assist adaptive skiers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2016) – Individuals with special needs from the southern region of the United States spend time on the mountainous ski slopes every winter thanks to the help of many volunteers. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers electrical equipment mechanic often spends a portion of the winter at an eastern Tennessee ski resort supporting the free ski clinic for dozens of adaptive skiers.
  • September

    Volunteers spruce up Nashville District properties for National Public Lands Day

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 26, 2011) — Hundreds of volunteers gathered at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District properties Sept. 24 to spruce up, repair, construct and refurbish public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, wetlands and cultural and historic sites.