Forestry Commission Documents

The South Carolina Forestry Commission publishes documents on a variety of topics about forestry in South Carolina, including fire activity reports, citizen pamphlets, guides for teachers, and law enforcement guidelines.

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    Wood Magic Forest Fair educator's guide
    (South Carolina State Library, 2024-02-12) South Carolina State Commission of Forestry
    The purpose of the Wood Magic Forest Fair is to provide information to students and their teachers about The purpose of the Wood Magic Forest Fair is to provide information to students and their teachers about the sustainable management of forest resources in our state and the role of forests and forest products in their daily lives. This Educational Guide was prepared to help you with your post-visit follow-up. In it you will find several activities that you can do with your students, including the “Blowing Bubbles through Solid Wood,” “Living with Fire,” and “A Tree’s Dream” lessons. These activities are related to ecology, sustainable forest management, stewardship, and green careers.
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    Lichens : are they algae or fungi?
    (South Carolina State Library, 2024-02-29) South Carolina State Commission of Forestry; Huyler, Ann
    This paper discusses lichens.
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    SC Project Learning Tree : 2023 annual report
    (South Carolina State Library, 2024-01-29) South Carolina State Commission of Forestry
    SC Project Learning Tree serves conservation educators who are better equipped to teach children about the connection between the environmental, social and economic benefits of sustainable forest management and natural resource conservation. Project Learning Tree has continued to develop new programs and curricula to stay current with new educational trends and practices.
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    Plant this, not that : native alternatives to invasive species in SC
    (South Carolina State Library, 2024-01-24) South Carolina State Commission of Forestry; Whitesides, Dena
    Invasive plants threaten the natural integrity of South Carolina forests as they often out-compete native trees, shrubs and plants for light, space, water and nutrients in their natural communities. Serious invasive plant problems increase maintenance costs for landowners and communities alike and compromise biodiversity. Plant native trees, shrubs and other plants in South Carolina. If you identify invasive species on your property, take action to remove plants and control their spread.
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    Daddy longlegs : worry not, arachnophobes!
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-12-13) South Carolina State Commission of Forestry
    This paper describes the Daddy longlegs spider.