SCDNR Property Watch Program

What's included in this program

The DNR has initiated a program called "Property Watch" to advise and assist the landowner in property protection, trespass prevention and prosecution of applicable criminal and civil laws that may be utilized to recover damages against unethical hunters.

Trespassing and the other laws included in this packet are crimes and civil wrongs. To put in simpler terms, trespassing primarily harms the landowner more so than the general public. The DNR wishes to assist all landowners with these type civil wrongs. To accomplish this the DNR must have knowledgeable, concerned, and conscientious landowners who will take active roles in protecting their own property.

This website explains some ways a landowner can take an active roll in property protection.