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SCDNR, Riverbanks Zoo give gopher frogs a ‘Head Start’

By S.C. Department of Natural Resources  The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) and Riverbanks Zoo are collaborating on a “Head Start” program to raise and release the state-endangered gopher frog on lands in the South Carolina Lowcountry, and that partnership resulted in the recent release of hundreds of frogs on public land in the… Keep Reading

Lowcountry Outdoors

SCDNR to hold boat inspections on Labor Day weekend

From staff reports  Officers with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will be holding a courtesy boat inspection from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 4 at Battery Creek Landing in Beaufort.  SCDNR officers will perform a quick, but thorough, inspection of boats to make sure they have the required… Keep Reading


Boat burns on Beaufort River

Couple escapes flames with no injuries By Mike McCombs Two boaters are safe, but their boat was a total loss after it burned on the water Sunday during a trip up the Beaufort River. A little before noon, a couple from Bluffton were headed upriver toward Beaufort when an engine warning light came on as… Keep Reading