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SCDNR News Release

Gov. Sanford signs $32M conservation bond act; SC project key component of 10-state deal

Woodbury tract and Hamilton Ridge

“The Woodbury and Hamilton Ridge tracts protect outstanding wildlife habitat, native forests, migratory bird nesting areas and precious water resources in the Savannah, Pee Dee and Little Pee Dee Rivers,” said Mike Andrews, Chief Operating Officer of The Nature Conservancy. “These lands have been conservation priorities for more than a decade. Together, these two projects will be the largest conservation land purchase by the state in its history. The Nature Conservancy is proud to be a partner in conserving South Carolina’s way of life, traditions and natural heritage for generations to come.”