SCDNR News Updates

Sassafras Mountain Tower closed in response to COVID-19 -(SCDNR photo by Danielle Kent) Sassafras Mountain Tower, Bald Rock to close in response to COVID-19

Phil Maier, Marine Resources Division, Deputy Director - (Photo: E. Weeks/SCDNR)
Maier appointed deputy director of Marine Resources Division

SCDNR Offices transitioning to online, phone, mail transactions only
SCDNR Offices transitioning to online, phone, mail transactions only

Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic in Columbia has been canceled.
Annual Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic canceled amid coronavirus concerns

Tri-colored bat exhibiting symptoms of White Nose Syndrome found in Stumphouse Mountain Heritage Preserve cave. (Taylor Main/SCDNR)
Bat populations rapidly declining in South Carolina


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.