Partnerships were on display at the Bassmaster Classic announcement on Lake Hartwell. From left are SCDNR Freshwater Fisheries Chief Ross Self; B.A.S.S. CEO Bruce Akin; B.A.S.S. Chairman Chase Anderson; and SCDNR Director Robert H. Boyles Jr. (SCDNR photo by Greg Lucas)

SCDNR director praises partnerships as 'Super Bowl of Bass Fishing' returns to Lake Hartwell

SCDNR Board members, members of the Horry County Legislative Delegation and local elected officials joined SCDNR Director Robert Boyles (far right) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new SCDNR boat titling and license sales office in Horry County
Ribbon-cutting celebrates opening of SCDNR Office in Horry County

The seasonal no-wake zone for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway behind Isle of Palms has been extended this year. The no-wake zone will extend to the mouth of the creek that intersects the ICW near the IOP Connector. (map image courtesy Google Earth.)
Seasonal no-wake zone on ICW in Charleston County extended this year

Tips for dealing with black bears in South Carolina

Black Scenic River Management Plan complete and available to the public
Black Scenic River Management Plan complete and available to the public

Molly and Willie -- hunting buddies 'til the end. (Photo courtesy Molly Kneece)
Bird feeders can be put back up if Pine Siskins aren't visiting your yard

GPS-enabled backpack transmitters are an important tool for wild turkey researcher's efforts to learn more about the birds' behaviors. [SCDNR photo]
Call your shots…


Introducing two brand new blogs from the S.C. Department of Natural Resources – read on for behind-the-scenes outdoors and conservation stories from the Appalachians to the Atlantic.

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Catch up on what you miss on SC Wild Radio with Phil Kornblut and Major Billy Downer.

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