Biking. Hiking. Fishing. Camping. That’s what Tucker’s childhood consisted of, and it changed his life. He encourages educators to include natural resources education during school to help students become more involved in conservation efforts.
Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s Forestry and Wildlife Program is the only accredited associate degree program of its kind in South Carolina. As part of the course, professor Jim Westerhold incorporates hands-on land management training and discusses public relations in the forestry/wildlife arena.
Until Julia read these articles in SouthCarolinaWild.org, her only frame of reference for fishing was going out on her grandfather’s boat to fish off the coast. Through this summary, she spotlights stories on recreational fishing, a fisheries biologist, and how a college student bass fishing angler turned pro.
Calling all outdoor photographers! Got a fantastic nature photo that you’ve been holding on to? Or maybe you’ve taken some photos during your outdoor adventures this past holiday season? Why not enter the South Carolina Wildlife/ Hampton Wildlife Fund photography contest? Winning entries will receive cash prizes and a debut in the “wildly” popular South Carolina Wildlife magazine – celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2019! The included photos are past entries from each category: Birds, Recreation, Wildlife and Scenic. Deadline is February 15, 2019.
Recent U of SC graduate Julia Moye works daily with the SCDNR media outreach team to keep us updated on the latest natural resources news. In this SCWILD “look back,” Moye takes a moment to reflect on a few of her favorite South Carolina Wild stories and explains why they caught her attention.