Controlled burn set near dam

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a controlled burn today involving about 105 acres just below Thurmond Dam on the Georgia side.

Columbia County Emergency Services Director said federal authorities notified the county and the Georgia Forestry office about the burn, which is a wildlife habitat enhancement project conducted periodically on many public lands.

The periodic burning also eliminates built up leaves and pine straw on the forest floor, making the tracts of timber less susceptible to forest fires.

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TrukinRanger
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TrukinRanger 03/09/09 - 10:27 am
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Is the Thurmond Dam anywhere
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Is the Thurmond Dam anywhere near the Clarks Hill dam?

jamc1103
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jamc1103 03/09/09 - 11:37 am
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They are one in the same.

They are one in the same. Depends on where you are from and how long you have been here, as to what you call it. To me it will always be Clarks Hill.

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themaninthemirror 03/09/09 - 01:12 pm
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I guess they are going to

I guess they are going to start a dam fire at the dam dam. Dam!
(just a play on words)

themaninthemirror
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themaninthemirror 03/09/09 - 01:16 pm
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TruckinRnger, surely you

TruckinRnger, surely you jest?

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lcdmp 03/09/09 - 03:17 pm
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Where is this "Clarks Hill"

Where is this "Clarks Hill" dam you are refering to? There is a dam in Columbia County named "Clark Hill". Get it right!

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