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Mike Maddock, General Manager

August 19, 2011 RSS feed / The Great Outdoors

NRB approves early migratory bird season

The S. C. Natural Resources Board recently approved migratory bird hunting seasons for mourning doves, marsh hens (rails), woodcock, snipe, moorhens, purple gallinules, and early seasons during September for teal and Canada geese. More...

Kayakers invest in nature

The midmorning stillness, unusual for the South Carolina coast, transforms the water surface to a glasslike consistency. The only sounds are shore birds and the faint conversation of accompanying paddlers. More...