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#06-20 January 30, 2006

State Heritage Trust Board meets Feb. 2 in Hampton County

The S.C. Heritage Trust Advisory Board will meet 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at Webb Wildlife Center near Garnett in Hampton County. The Heritage Trust Advisory Board meeting is open to the public except during executive session.

Anyone with business for the advisory board or needing directions to the meeting may call (803) 734-3918 in Columbia.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources Heritage Trust Program protects significant natural and cultural lands in South Carolina. Formed by state law in 1976, Heritage Trust has protected 81,133 acres on 69 state heritage preserves found throughout South Carolina. Dr. Julia Krebs of Florence is chair of the board. The policy-making Heritage Trust Advisory Board serves as a liaison between the public, the Heritage Trust Program and the S.C. Natural Resources Board.

Agenda items for the Heritage Trust Advisory Board meeting include:

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