Month: March 2017

INTERMITTENT CLOSURES OF WATTS BAR LOCK WATTS BAR LOCK TENNESSEE RIVER MILE 529.9 See attached .pdf for information about intermittent lock closures.Nav Notice 17-18 Watts Bar Lock TRM 529.9

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Carp Control Weeds by Hugh WillettWednesday March 22, 2017 Grass carp have been an effective solution in dealing with invasive weeds, according to a representative of a lake community in Virginia that has battled non-native plants for several years. Jeff …

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Cabela’s Hosting Kayak Bass Tournament, Dog Training Demos And Family-Friendly Activities Cabela’s Fort Oglethorpe location will celebrate the final weekend of its annual Spring Great Outdoor Days event by offering customers a variety of free activities on Saturday and Sunday. …

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RIVER RESCUE Help clean it up! Join us for the 28th annual Ijams River Rescue presented by Keurig Green Mountain and TVA on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This fun, community-wide event focuses on up …

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TVA conducts controlled burn on Watts Bar Lake TVA conducted controlled burns Monday on Thief Neck Island on Watts Bar Reservoir, as part of the federal utilities land management program. It was one of about 20 controlled burns that the …

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The Stubborn Staying Power of the Alewife Herring Among the rich natural resources that attracted humans to New York’s harbor was a small migratory fish the colonists called the alewife or sawbelly. As these river herring crowded into spawning creeks …

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WBLA Annual Spring Meeting The Watts Bar Lake Association will hold it’s annual Spring Membership meeting on Thursday March 16th at 6:30 pm. All new and renewing members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Jeff Caldwell with Friends of Claytor …

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Dr. Brett Hartis, Program Manager for Aquatic Plants for TVA answers questions from Janice Moody-Vice President of WBLA Janice Moody: What percentage of Watts Bar Lake is now covered with invasive weeds? We understand that TVA has not updated their …

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County ad hoc board to look into lake weeds RCN-By Hugh Willett Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 9:00 pm (Updated: March 2, 9:00 pm) The Roane County Commission and the County Environmental Review Board are rolling up their sleeves and …

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