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Regulations established on seabird nesting islands

Deveaux Bank

The South Carolina Budget and Control Board entered into agreements last year with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, enabling the state natural resources agency DNR to designate and establish three barrier island bird sanctuaries. Regulations for Bird Key Stono, Crab Bank, and Deveaux Bank Islands will help protect nesting seabirds, which are undergoing population declines in South Carolina.

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