SCDNR News Updates

SCDNR shellfish staff completed the build in early April 2017 with funding from Toadfish Outfitters. (Photo: Ben Dyar)
New oyster shell recycling site in Beaufort

Twin Ponds Rifle Range is open to the public
Twin Ponds Rifle Range is open to the public

A pair of wild turkey poults approximately 2-3 months old cross a dirt road at the SCDNR’s Wateree Heritage Preserve and WMA. South Carolina is noted for having the purest strain of Eastern wild turkeys. Credit: SCDNR photo.
Laws are strict on taking wild turkey eggs and releasing pen-raised turkeys


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 WeeksSouth Carolina Coastal Resources
by Erin Weeks

Baby sea turtle

David LucasSouth Carolina Natural Resources
by David Lucas

Bobwhite Quail