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Two from County Attend Camp Wildwood

Two from County Attend Camp Wildwood

Last week two locals, Jessica Gibson and Leigh Northrop participated in Camp Wildwood at Kings Mountain State Park in York, South Carolina. The camp is sponsored by the Garden Club…

Renew Your State Hunting and Fishing License

Renew Your State Hunting and Fishing License

License Sales for 2014-2015 hunting and fishing licenses begin on June 16, 2014. You can buy your South Carolina hunting and fishing licenses multiple ways. Licenses are available in person…

USDA Forest Service Announces Summer 2014 Fee-Free Days

USDA Forest Service Announces Summer 2014 Fee-Free Days

COLUMBIA, SC – The USDA Forest Service announced June 14 as its first fee-free day of the 2014 summer season. In honor of National Get Outdoors Day, fees will be waived…

Peach Blossom Festival Fishing Winners

Peach Blossom Festival Fishing Winners

The first annual Peach Blossom Festival fishing tournament winners were 1st place Matt Bickley & Shannon Enlow (pictured)with 27.30 lbs. 2nd place with 20.68 lbs. was Web & Nick Berry.…

NWTF Announces Winner of 2014 National Scholarship

NWTF Announces Winner of 2014 National Scholarship

  Mallory Spring of East Fultonham, Ohio, was recognized at her high school awards ceremony as the recipient of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) 2014 National Scholarship sponsored by…

NWTF’s National FFA Scholarship Awarded to Missouri Student

NWTF’s National FFA Scholarship Awarded to Missouri Student

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) awarded a $5,000 National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Collegiate Scholarship to Zayne Aldrich of Neosho, Missouri. Aldrich is wrapping up his senior year…

Cougar Cited in Former Edgefieldian’s Backyard

Cougar Cited in Former Edgefieldian’s Backyard

George Long, who is married to Edgefield native Ann Turner Long, is a retired Air Force officer. He and Anne live in Woodland Park, Colorado, and share their domain with…

Landowners Learned Techniques of Improving Quail Habitat

Landowners Learned Techniques of Improving Quail Habitat

Quail populations have declined significantly in South Carolina and across the Southeast, but an ongoing project of the state natural resources agency may help stabilize numbers of the bird often…

Laws are Strict on Taking Wild Turkey Eggs and Releasing Pen-Raised Turkeys

Laws are Strict on Taking Wild Turkey Eggs and Releasing Pen-Raised Turkeys

Frequently during the spring wild turkey nesting season the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is contacted concerning wild turkey nests that appear to be abandoned. These inquiries often involve…

Adopting a “Lost” Fawn is Illegal and Likely Not Abandoned

Adopting a “Lost” Fawn is Illegal and Likely Not Abandoned

If a deer fawn is found alone in the woods, leave it there, advises a state wildlife biologist. Its mother has not abandoned it; she is probably nearby. Removing a…