South Carolina DNR Heritage Trust Program summer intern Kiersten Weber categorizes and maps decorations of Native American bone pins that date back more than four thousand years ago. Her research helps shed light on social links between the various groups of people that inhabited South Carolina and Georgia thousands of years ago.
SCDNR Marine Education Intern Alexandra Key shares photographs of coastal organisms caught aboard the Discovery during an educational workshop exploring the Ashepoo River in South Carolina’s ACE Basin, and expresses her gratitude for the diversity of the state’s marine natural resources.
Horry-Georgetown Technical College students Jessica Edwards and Hailey Gibbons share wildlife photography from their summer spent measuring black walnut trees in Nebraska as part of a forestry research project. Here are just a few shots they have captured for South Carolina Wild.
A group of Blythewood High School students recently took flight in kayaks to conduct research for their senior project. They explored Goodale State Park to learn how wetlands function as the “kidneys of the landscape,” purifying water systems and providing a barrier against flooding.
Spring break for University of South Carolina senior Jackson Bland is one that he will treasure for a lifetime. Skiff along with Jackson and his father as they pole through marsh flats, soak in the beauty of a Lowcountry low-tide, and laugh about “missed shots and clumsy fish.”