US Army Corps of Engineers to conduct controlled burns

Source: 
South Hill Enterprise
Date of Story: 
12/12/2014

What is a controlled burn? A controlled burn is a planned fire, conducted by trained professionals, used to achieve specific natural resource objectives. Many types of plants and wildlife need fire to survive. Periodic fire stimulates growth, helps reproduction of plants, provides wildlife habitat and ensures healthier natural areas around the lake.

Kerr Annual Passes on Sale Now for Gift Giving

Source: 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Date of Story: 
12/13/2014

Never worry about having the right change again! Call and get yours today. Can be used at any Corps Day Use Facility Nationwide! (434) 738-6143 x 121.

Daniel lands giant largemouth bass at ABA tourney

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch (Registration Required)
Date of Story: 
12/13/2014

Local angler Clint Daniel landed a giant largemouth bass last weekend in an ABA tournament on Kerr Lake. He reported getting a top water strike but the fish missed the bait. He immediately tossed a plastic worm back in the same spot and a 8.52 pounder ate it as soon as it hit the water.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - December 12, 2014

Updated: 
Friday, December 12, 2014

Most gamefish are holding in deeper water during this season of the year. Unless there is a warm water discharge in the vicinity, the fish will be deep and very sluggish. They will not move far or fast to feed, and successful anglers know that small baits, fished very slowly, are the better choices.

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Inter-basin permit process moving ahead

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch (Registration Required)
Date of Story: 
12/11/2014

Henderson is in the final stages of a state process to obtain an inter-basin transfer permit, which is needed to increase the capacity of the Kerr Lake Regional Water System from 10-million gallons per day to 20 million gallons per day. Since 2009, the regional water system has been seeking permission...

Concerns flow at Danville forum on coal ash spill

Source: 
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Date of Story: 
11/14/2014

Dan River Region residents expressed concerns — and asked questions — about the community impacts and assessment of the Dan River following February’s coal ash spill during a forum Monday night.

Impact of new [Kerr Lake] shoreline plan from Corps draws concern

Source: 
SoVANow.com
Date of Story: 
11/12/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft of its updated shoreline management plan for Kerr Reservoir, ahead of listening sessions set for this week, with numerous rules for land use on the lake — some technical in nature, others likely to prove more far-reaching.

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