In a sign that spring is not far behind, the first Purple Martins of the year have been spotted in South Carolina. The birds were seen on February 1 in Hanahan by a Purple Martin enthusiast. The migration of the birds can be reported and tracked through a community scienceContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. PLANS FOR THIS YEAR’S SOUTH CAROLINA 7 (SC7) expedition are in full swing with new tracks being mapped out for new destination stops. “SC7 was founded on the idea of creating greater public awareness of and protecting the seven natural wonders of South Carolina,” saysContinue Reading

Inaugural Speech recognizes Office as a result of S.C. Floodwater Commission findings   By W. Thomas Smith Jr.     Governor Henry Dargan McMaster, the 117th governor of South Carolina, was sworn in for his second full term as the Palmetto State’s chief executive, Wednesday, January 11, on the stepsContinue Reading

The Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (RSWCD) is offering incentives to boost participation in the S.C. Envirothon, a statewide natural resources competition for high school students. Each spring, Envirothon draws teams of teenagers from around the Palmetto State to compete for scholarships and the opportunity to represent South CarolinaContinue Reading

U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman commends smart reef installation efforts by SC7 and associated organizations WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman (R-SC) recognized and commended Dr. Tom Mullikin, chair of the South Carolina Floodwater Commission, and Mullikin’s SC7 Expedition on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington,Continue Reading