Army Corps accepting real Christmas trees for fish project

  • Corps accepting Christmas trees
    Corps accepting Christmas trees

Lake Hartwell officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept real Christmas trees for reuse and recycling as fish attractors and nurseries from Dec. 26 to Jan. 26, 2020. Trees will be tied in bundles, weighted witCh concrete anchors, and then submerged in various locations marked with fish attractor buoys. Christmas trees can be dropped off at designated donation sites at Big Oaks and Poplar Springs boat ramps in Georgia and Twin Lakes and Friendship boat ramps in South Carolina. Mount Lebanon Elementary School located in Pendleton, South Carolina, will also serve as a drop-off location from Dec. 26 through Jan. 17, 2020.