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  • Play it safe with a life jacket when visiting Corps lakes

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 8, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District encourages people to play it safe with a life jacket when visiting Corps lakes. Wearing one is simply the best chance of surviving an accident when playing in the water.
  • Life Jacket is your best ‘security blanket’ when boating

    “Did you know most car accidents occur within five miles of your home? That's why I moved!” Comedian Jay Leno used this joke in one of his opening monologues several years ago. Since then, I've gotten a lot of mileage out of it. The trouble is accidents are no laughing matter and they usually happen when you least expect it.
  • Nashville District plots to improve processes with geospatial data

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 14, 2015) – A group of park rangers, regulators and engineering technicians took a class April 6-10 to learn the basics of collecting and analyzing geospatial data for natural resource management and the protection of the nation’s waterways.
  • Be prepared to fall into freezing water

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 6, 2015) – Falling into cold water when visiting a local waterway or lake during the winter can be deadly, so it’s important to be prepared and know what to do to survive.
  • NR 14-035: 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.
  • 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.
  • NR 14-027: Volunteers needed at Nashville District lakes for National Public Lands Day events

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2014) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is enlisting the support of volunteers at its lakes on the Cumberland River and its tributaries in support of National Public Lands Day Sept. 27.
  • Corps urges safety for holiday weekend at area lakes

    The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July holiday. If your plans include a trip to a Corps lake, we encourage you to remember these boating and water safety tips.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11.
  • NR-037: Volunteers needed at Corps lakes for 20th National Public Lands Day events

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2013) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is enlisting the support of volunteers at its lakes on the Cumberland River and its tributaries for the 20th annual National Public Lands Day Sept. 28.