SCDNR News Updates

Robert Boyles Jr., shown at SCDNR’s Marine Resources Division overlooking Charleston Harbor, was confirmed by the State Senate as SCDNR’s next director. [SCDNR Photo by Erin Weeks] State Senate confirms Robert Boyles as SCDNR director

This aerial photograph shows terns nesting on Crab Bank Seabird Sanctuary in 2015. [SCDNR photo by Christy Hand]
Corps awards option for Crab Bank Seabird Sanctuary renourishment

Map of South Carolina showing drought status
All South Carolina counties declared drought free

Water body over taken by Aquatic Nusiance species Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)
Draft of the state's 2020 Aquatic Plant Management Plan available now for public review

An adult male Baltimore oriole visits a feeder in Meggett, S.C. [photo courtesy Cherrie Sneed]
South Carolina Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey and Great Backyard Bird Count set for February 14-17


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.

Erin Weeks South Carolina Coastal Resources
by Erin Weeks

Baby sea turtle

David Lucas South Carolina Natural Resources
by David Lucas

Bobwhite Quail

Billy Downer SC Wild Radio Show
by Major
Billy Downer

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

The SC Wild radio show airs Wednesdays at 7:30 PM on Sports Talk Radio Network.