NWTF to Offer Hunter Education Coursre

NWTF to Offer Hunter Education Coursre

The National Wild Turkey Federation is offering a free Hunter Education class on Monday, August 10, 2015 from 8:30 – 4:00 at the Wild Turkey Center in the Federal Conference room. All residents and non-residents born after June 30, 1979, need the hunter education certification and must complete a hunter education course before obtaining a […]

Primitive Weapon Deer Hunts Scheduled this Fall at Thurmond Lake

Primitive Weapon Deer Hunts Scheduled this Fall at Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will host primitive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point management area, located in Lincoln County, Georgia, from one hour before sunrise until one hour after sundown. The Corps hosts these hunts annually to maintain deer populations within the carrying capacity for the area […]

No Changes to Deer Hunting Laws This Year

No Changes to Deer Hunting Laws This Year

– By Tiffani Ireland – June 25, 2015 – “No changes to deer [laws] this year.” Those were the words of SC State Rep. Bill Hixon when he spoke to The Advertiser, Tuesday, June 23. This comes after the Senate passed a bill earlier this year which would have brought significant changes to deer hunting […]

Hummingbirds Returning to South Carolina

Hummingbirds Returning to South Carolina

June 8, 2015 – Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials. Hummingbirds are as fascinating to study as they are beautiful to watch. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages South Carolina residents […]

Statewide Deer Harvest Decreases in 2014

Statewide Deer Harvest Decreases in 2014

May 8, 2015 – After a modest increase in 2013 results of the 2014 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources indicate that the statewide harvest of deer last season decreased about nine percent. An estimated 109,446 bucks and 93,506 does made up a total harvest of 202,952, according to Charles Ruth, […]

SRS Deer Hunt Registration Begins

SRS Deer Hunt Registration Begins

AIKEN, S.C. (April 29, 2015) – More than 1,300 hunters are expected to participate in the annual SRS Deer Hunt Program at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS). The program is managed by the SRS management and operations contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS). For the general public, hunts will be conducted […]