On October 18, 2020, Congaree National Park celebrates forty-four years of preserving the treasured old growth bottomland hardwood forest found in central South Carolina. Grace Zhou explains how park staff, through the decades, have maintained the many miles of trails and boardwalks that traverse through the forest.
During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, the SCDNR archaeology internship program offered Lelia the opportunity to assist the Parker Annex Lab remotely. She was curious how this might go, as she missed working alongside fellow students.
During the summer of 2020, this group of archaeology interns learned new ways to network from remote locations, create unique works paces and achieve lofty goals for the SCDNR’s Heritage Trust program.
Students at the University of South Carolina are conducting research using trail cameras to monitor wildlife all over the world! This type of research leads to discoveries that benefit wildlife populations and the environment.