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12:10 pm on Thursday November 7, 2013

Coyotes creeping into Carolina Forest

We wrote about it more than a year ago, but coyote sightings in Horry County are on the rise. The newest area affected is Carolina Forest. Residents report seeing coyotes, as well as incidents of missing pets and slaughtered animals on lawns. 
8:21 am on Tuesday September 3, 2013

Coyotes are on the rise across the state, but worries may be down

Coyotes first appeared in South Carolina in 1978 and can now be found in every county even though the state has taken to a war on the invasive animal and ferral hogs, The Post and Courier writes that perhaps the coyote can be lived with. Take a read...
6:16 am on Wednesday September 26, 2012

Coyotes could be to blame for pet disappearances in North Myrtle Beach (Update: Surfside Beach affected also)

photo by flickr user Greg Zenitsky Update September 26, 2012:  Surfside Beach is also dealing with a coyote issue. Residents in the area of Fourth and Fifth Avenues South have been sighting what appears to be two adults and two juveniles for up to...
5:47 am on Tuesday February 14, 2012

S.C. Wildlife’s 28th annual outdoor photo contest accepting entries

2011 DNR photo contest winner Have you got a shot a the beautiful Grand Strand natural scenery or wildlife?  Here is your chance to have your photo featured at the 2012 Palmetto Sportmen's Classic. South Carolina Wildlife’s Twenty-Eighth Annual...
4:33 am on Sunday September 4, 2011

In video: Dolphin 'strand feeding' in the Lowcountry

Flickr user greenkayak73 Strand feeding in action. Folks in the Lowcountry love the occasional dolphin spotting, but even more interesting is when you have the chance to spot them doing a unique hunting technique called "strand feeding." With the...
8:05 am on Thursday September 1, 2011

In video: Dolphin 'strand feeding' in the Lowcountry

Flickr user greenkayak73 Folks in the Lowcountry love the occasional dolphin spotting, but even more interesting is when you have the chance to spot them doing a unique hunting technique called "strand feeding." With the technique unique to the...
4:33 am on Wednesday August 31, 2011

In video: Dolphin 'strand feeding' in the Lowcountry

Image by Flickr user greenkayak73Folks in the Lowcountry love the occasional dolphin spotting, but even more interesting is when you have the chance to spot them doing a unique hunting technique called "strand feeding." With the technique unique to...
12:47 pm on Sunday June 20, 2010

Anger over private vs public rights in gator hunting season

Image by Flickr user Pandiyan To kill an alligator in South Carolina it goes something like this: If you're a private citizen you'll need to spend $100 and capture the beast before killing it up close; If you're a large land owner you can sell $10...
7:55 am on Thursday October 15, 2009

With a focus on the earth, a profile of local artist Marks

Image by Flickr user locket479 Charleston Magazine has a nice profile on local painter and self-proclaimed conservationist Honor Marks. Marks has a mysterious yet delicate way of recreating the beauty she finds in the natural world. Her pieces...
4:05 pm on Wednesday August 12, 2009

Over 70 endangered wildlife items seized at Port of Charleston

Image by Flickr user Silver Doctor (mobile and intermittent)Image by 20090812-clam.jpg Over 70 endangered wildlife items were seized from six separate cargo shipments of antiques at the Port of Charleston this afternoon. The list of items that...

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