March 4, 2013
Boating Infrastructure Grant Workshop scheduled for March 20 at Ft. Johnson
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, will be administering the National Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG) in South Carolina.
The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with features for transient boaters in vessels 26 feet or more in length. Examples of eligible infrastructure that may be funded include floating docks, fixed piers, breakwaters, fueling stations, and dockside utilities.
In an effort to educate and inform potential grant recipients on the goals of the program, grantee eligibility, program deadlines, and allowable projects, the DNR will be hosting a Boating Infrastructure Grant Workshop on March 20th, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The workshop will be held at the DNR’s Marine Center located at Ft. Johnson in Charleston, South Carolina.
Although the workshop is free, we ask that those interested in attending please register to help us anticipate the level of attendance. Please register online.
Participants are asked to review the published rules and requirements of the program prior to the workshop. Information can be found online.
If you have any questions, or would rather register over the phone or email, please contact Scott Meister at (843) 953-9062 or MeisterS@dnr.sc.gov.
- March 16 BellFest to celebrate spring, Oconee bell wildflowers at Devils Fork State Park
- Spring turkey hunters should order tags now for upcoming season
- Boating Infrastructure Grant Workshop scheduled for March 20 at Ft. Johnson
- Boardwalk at Dungannon Plantation Heritage Preserve closed to protect nesting wood storks
- Aquatic Plant Management Council meets March 11 in Columbia
- Brushy ditch banks, weedy field borders are beneficial to wildlife around farms
- March 2 Youth Bass Fishing anglers hold tournaments around the state
- Archaeological excavations open at Great Pee Dee March 11
- DNR hosts series of youth fishing rodeos around the state
- Contact DNR to hunt hogs, coyotes, and armadillos at night
- SC artificial reef GPS data now available for download
- Aiken County wildlife area opens to the public four Saturdays in March
- Even more dates added to Family Fishing Clinics
- Antler measuring sessions set across South Carolina
- Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic set for March 22-24 at State Fairgrounds in Columbia
- Freshwater fishing trends
- Saltwater fishing trends
- S.C. weekly tidetable
- DNR video