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SC DNR will conduct courtesy boat inspections during Labor Day weekend

SC DNR will conduct courtesy boat inspections during Labor Day weekend at area boat landings

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– SC DNR wants to keep boaters safe this upcoming Labor Day weekend. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources says its’ Law Enforcement Division will conduct courtesy boat inspections at boat landings around the state on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 3, 4 and 5. Per SCNDR: Dates and locations are as follows: Saturday, September 3 Darlington Co. —…

SC DNR offices reopen with Coronavirus guidelines in place

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has reopened its’ offices after being closed during the Coronavirus pandemic. According to officials, offices reopened Monday for hunting licenses, boat titles, and other transactions, for the first time since the middle of March. The agency says it will continue to offer services online and by mail for anyone who does…

SC DNR to provide courtesy inspections for boaters during Holiday Weekend

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are hitting the lake for the holiday, The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will host courtesy boating inspections at public boat landings this weekend. SC DNR wants to make sure everyone is operating safely. The Midlands inspections will take place at the Alex Harvin Landing on Lake Marion, the Lake Murray Dam, and at…

Hitting the lake? SC DNR working to keep boaters safe under Governor’s order

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) –Headed on the water this weekend?  It’s been a little over a week since Governor Henry McMaster reopened public boat ramps across the state. Officers with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) say most people out on the water have followed the rules laid out in the Governor’s executive order. The sound of motors…

SC DNR cancels, postpones and closes programs amid coronavirus

A list of closures, event cancellations and postponements during COVID -19 outbreak

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of National Resources says it has canceled, postponed or closed several programs and events. DNR officials say they continue to monitor COVID-19, in accordance with directives issued by Governor Henry McMaster. For a full list of closures and postponements, click here  http://www.dnr.sc.gov/covid19.html?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= Following are SCDNR-related cancellations: 2020 Turkey Lottery Hunts – all dates all SCDNR Lottery hunts…

SCDNR to offer courtesy boat inspections Labor Day weekend

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–If your Labor Day plans include hitting the water, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources wants to help keep you safe. SC DNR officials announced they will offer courtest boat inspections during the Labor day holiday weekend. According to officials, boating safety and enforcement officers will perform inspections for required safety equipment and proper boat and motor…

SC DNR Crews Head to Florida for Search and Rescue

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–While the cleanup effort begins here in South Carolina, the people of Florida are facing a massive undertaking following the destruction left by Hurricane Irma. Tuesday morning,  28 South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Game Wardens deployed to Florida. They plan to aid in search and rescue efforts. Game Wardens we spoke with say they will go wherever they…

Irma Update: SC DNR To Send Crews to Florida for Search and Rescue Aid

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Officials with the SC Department of Natural Resources say they are sending  50 members at the request of the Florida Fish and Wildlife for the purpose of Hurricane Irma search and rescue efforts. The SC DNR officers will head to Florida Tuesday morning. They are expected to join game wardens from multiple fish and wildlife agencies, along with law…

SC DNR Urges Boat Owners to Secure Their Boats for Irma

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is urging boat owners to secure their boats for the potential impact from Hurricane Irma. DNR officials say if it is not possible to remove the boat from the water and secure it, add extra ropes and tie the boat to several different places on the dock to keep cleats…