On Nov. 8, Memphis District Commander Col. Brian Sawser and district project managers met with the West Tennessee River Basin Authority at Lone Oak Farms in Hardeman County, Tennessee. The Memphis District and the Basin Authority are partnering on a variety of projects in West Tennessee, including Running Reelfoot Bayou, Cypress Creek, and Piney Creek.
During the visit, David Blackwood, with the West Tennessee River Basin Authority, pointed out some of the channel restoration features that are being implemented by the State of Tennessee at Lone Oak Farms. Lone Oak Farms is owned by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and administered by the UT Extension. It is a world-class venue for education, business retreats, special events, and family travel.