Because one S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) employee decided to invest his time and talent, barn owls on the South Carolina coast are thriving and contributing to the knowledge of another species. This highly successful program not only underlines the value of managed wetlands to various and unexpected wildlife species, but also how the commitment and dedication of one DNR employee can have a large impact on sustaining a declining species. Read more from SCDNR.
Advancing Black Rail Conservation Along the Atlantic CoastThe Black Rail (BLRA) is a highly secretive marsh bird believed by researchers to be one of the most endangered birds along the Atlantic Coast. The species once occupied coastal areas from Texas to Massachusetts but has experienced steep annual declines across their breeding range since the 1990s. Conservative estimates of Black Rail populations suggest [...]
Six North American Waterfowl Conservation Act Grants Recommended for Approval in the ACJVThe North American Wetlands Conservation Council recommended funding six ACJV project in four states. If funded, partners in Delaware, Maine, Maryland, and South Carolina will receive nearly $5 million dollars in grant funds with close to $12 million in match, protecting or enhancing over 9,105 acres.