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Natural Resources Management Notes

Did you Know?

  • The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) hosts 370 million visits annually to its recreation areas.
  • USACE-managed waters provide 33 percent of all U.S. freshwater fishing.
  • 47,956 volunteers work 1.4 million hours annually at USACE projects-- providing $33 million in value of service.
  • USACE manages 12 million acres of public lands and waters nationwide.
  • A visitor to USACE recreation areas can find 55,390 miles of shoreline; 11,211 miles of trails; 90,610 camp sites and 3,672 boat launch ramps nationally.

    2014 NRM Awards (select name to learn more about winner)

  • American Recreation Coalition's Recreation Legend Award - Jude Harrington
  • Hiram M. Chittenden Award for Interpretive Excellence - Erin A. Hilligoss-Volkmann
  • Excellence in Interpretive Partnerships Award - Roanoke River Basin Association- Upper Reach
  • Natural Resources Management Environmental Compliance Employee of the Year - Robert G. Adams
  • Natural Resources Management Stewardship Employee of the Year - Brandon W. Mobley
  • Natural Resources Management Project of the Year Award - Raystown Lake
  • Natural Resources Management Recreational Employee of the Year - Melissa J. Rinehart
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  • Green River Lake, Kentucky
  • Somerville Lake in East-Central Texas
  • 10 Lakes that May Surprise You
  • Bartram Trail at Thurmond Lake in Georgia and South Carolina
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