FROM NEWS & WIRE REPORTS
– Duke Energy admitted Monday that 82,000 tons of coal ash and up to 27 million gallons of water were released from a pond at a closed plant at Eden into the Dan River. The concern
by 
Kerr Lake Park Watch is that the Dan River is one of the main water sources for the John H. Kerr Reservoir.

We owe an apology as one of latest posts on Facebook did not jump over on the blog. A technology misstep.

2014 NEWS UDATE

As the new year has started off cold, note that it’s been 4 – 20 degrees lately at a very cold Kerr Lake! We’ll have an updated story on www.kerrlakeparkwatch.org about a bunch of grass carp the USACE recently put into Kerr to help with the …
CAMPING RATES HIKED FOR VA STATE
PARKS
– Affects rates for Occoneechee State Park and Staunton River State Park in the Virginia State Parks system.

Added only as a FAQ sheet to an 8-page “Year in Review” report by VA State Parks Director Joe Elton, the quietly announced park rate hike has already taken
effect.

“Although it is not perfectly clear in …

A number of prime camping sites at Hibernia State Recreation Area have been approved for improvements or rehab by the US Army Corps of Engineers.
NC State Parks officials had to get Corps approval to make site changes as the federal government is actually the owner of the seven NC State Recreation areas around Kerr Lake. According to
Bryce Fleming, the Park Superintendent, layout could start soon, “The paperwork for the resource management review was completed and …

Larry Matthews is a dedicated camper and has been camping at Kerr Lake most of his life. He is also
one of the strong supporters of KLPW and what park logistics that are unfamiliar to him, he makes up with good common sense. Mr. Matthews wrote this item as a comment. We felt
that the KLPW members and readers deserved to see this most excellent idea directly on the blog.