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5:47 am on Tuesday February 14, 2012

S.C. Wildlife’s 28th annual outdoor photo contest accepting entries

2011 DNR photo contest winner Have you got a shot a the beautiful Grand Strand natural scenery or wildlife?  Here is your chance to have your photo featured at the 2012 Palmetto Sportmen's Classic. South Carolina Wildlife’s Twenty-Eighth Annual...
6:59 am on Friday September 30, 2011

Look out Yogi: Horry County can now hunt you! (Update: Applications being accepted)

Flickr user Alan Vernon.   Update, September 30:  You can now apply for one of the ten tags allocated to Horry County.  Applications must be postmarked by November 4th. You must have a 2011-2012 hunting license and big game permit to be eligible. ...
4:43 am on Friday September 3, 2010

By land or by sea, local law enforcement will be ticketing up a storm this holiday weekend

Image by Flickr user jsmjrThe Post and Courier has posted a piece warning drivers this holiday weekend that the S.C. Highway Patrol will be out in full force in hopes of closing out the 100 Deadly Days of Summer with a record-low number of...
3:36 am on Friday January 15, 2010

Department of Natural Resources faces budget crisis, at least 50 layoffs on the way

John Frampton, director of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources announced yesterday that the agency is facing a budget crisis and can no longer make its payroll. The agency has been hurting for a while and has tried to remedy the...
7:29 am on Thursday September 18, 2008

Be a better steward and learn about the ACE Basin

Image by TheDigitelImage by 20080918marsh.jpg Get out and learn about the nature in your area. Though the series is designed for all the right reasons, it still actually manages to be a good time. The ACE Basin Seminar Series is run by the South...
5:16 am on Friday August 29, 2008

Alligator hunting season starts

The newly OK'd alligator hunting season starts Saturday, September 13 and runs through October 11 this year (the yearly range is the 2nd Saturday in September to the 2nd Saturday in October). Here's all the info you need to know, from the S.C. DNR.
2:27 pm on Monday August 4, 2008

Invasion of the jellyfish!

Image by Flickr user OCVAImage by 20080804nettle.jpg The sea nettle is very common in South Carolina waters during the warmer months, and it's thought to be behind most stings that occur around here. ABC News 4 is urging beach goers to watch out for...
2:00 am on Saturday July 19, 2008

1,500 apply for gator hunting

Image by flickr user William A. FranklinImage by 20080719gator.jpg It's almost open season on gators here in South Carolina. And it looks like Lowcountry hunters are more than ready. South Carolina's first alligator hunting season takes place this...