The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources publishes a variety of documents on topics related to the state's natural resources, including management plans, surveys, and regulations.

Recent Submissions

  • Climate change impacts on natural resources in South Carolina : preliminary findings of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2009-10-18)
    This powerpoint presentation is the result of a workshop whose objective was to document climate change impacts to natural resources and develop an adaptive response strategy.
  • CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS TO NATURAL RESOURCES IN SOUTH CAROLINA 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2013)
    This report is a first step in the process of identifying and gathering published information on how climate change may affect wildlife, fisheries, water supply and other natural resources in South Carolina. It identifies ...
  • Coastal Zone and Marine Ecoregion Terrestrial and Aquatic Habitats 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    This paper gives descriptions and locations of the coastal zone ecoregion in South Carolina as well as descriptions of aquatic and terrestrial habitats located there.
  • Coastal Plain Ecoregion Terrestrial Habitats 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    This paper gives a description and location of the coastal plain ecoregion in South Carolina and information about habitats and species located there.
  • Coastal Plain Ecoregion Aquatic Habitats 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    This paper gives a description and location of the coastal plain ecosystems in South Carolina as well as their general condition and wide-range challenges. A list of species is included, broken down by the common name, ...
  • 2010-2011 South Carolina Bobwhite Quail Hunter Survey 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Small Game Project (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Small Game Project conducts an annual survey of the state's bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) hunters. This survey was initiated during the 1987-88 hunting season and ...
  • 2009-2010 South Carolina Bobwhite Quail Hunter Survey 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Small Game Project (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Small Game Project conducts an annual survey of the state's bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) hunters. This survey was initiated during the 1987-88 hunting season and ...
  • Cluster analysis of trawl collected Decapod Crustacea from the South Atlantic Bight 

    Wenner, Elizabeth Lewis; Read, Terry H.; South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division (South Carolina State Library, 1979)
    This manuscript describes the assemblages of decapod Crustacea collected within the South Atlantic Bight from both sand and live bottom habitats, examines changes in these assemblages with depth, season and latitude, ...
  • Carolina coastal adventure 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2001)
    Carolina Coastal Adventure provides an opportunity each year for high school students to spend a fun weekend on the coast while learning about South Carolina’s natural resources. This brochure describes the program.
  • Catch and release of freshwater fish 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 1999)
    This brochure discusses the catch and release of freshwater fish including conservation, factors that reduce a fish's chance of survival, planning ahead, handling and releasing the fish, difficult hooks and using a live well.
  • Change and recovery of physical and biological characteristics at beach and borrow areas impacted by the 2005 Folly Beach renourishment project 

    Bergquist, Derk C.; South Carolina Marine Resources Division (South Carolina State Library, 2008)
    Due to erosion, the Atlantic shoreface of Folly Island was nourished in 1991 using material dredged from the Folly River. Ongoing erosion, combined with an active hurricane season in 2004, resulted in another renourishment ...
  • Boating Guide to the Little Pee Dee Scenic River Water Trail in Dillon County 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2009)
    All information provided in this guide is designed to assist the public with accessing and traveling the Little Pee Dee River by boat to promote the appreciation, conservation and protection of the river’s resources. This ...
  • Boating 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    This sheet gives the rules and regulations for handling boats in South Carolina including equipment, marine events, titling and registration fees, boating education, restrictions and vessel sewage regulations.
  • Blue Ridge Ecoregion Terrestrial Habitats 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    This document describes the Blue Ridge econregion and the species located within the region.
  • Blue Ridge Ecoregion Aquatic Habitats 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    This document describes the Blue Ridge ecoregion in South Carolina and lists the aquatic species located in the region. The streams within the ecoregion are also discussed.
  • Ashepoo-Combahee-Edisto (ACE) Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan 2011-2016 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2016)
    This Management Plan is required by Federal regulation, 15 C.F.R. Part 921.13. The plan describes the Reserve goals and objectives, management issues, and strategies or actions for meeting the goals and objectives. This ...
  • UPDATING THE SOUTH CAROLINA WATER PLAN 

    Gellici, Joe; South Carolina Land, Water and Conservation Division (South Carolina State Library, 2011-05)
    This Powerpoint presentation summarizes the water plans of 1998, 2004 and 2009 and describes what Georgia and North Carolina are doing about water planning.
  • Status of the South Carolina water plan 

    Gellici, Joe; South Carolina Land, Water and Conservation Division (South Carolina State Library, 2011-08)
    This Powerpoint presentation offers guidelines for the effective management of the State’s water resources in order to sustain the availability of water for present and future use.
  • Regional Water Planning in South Carolina : Developing a framework for water planning on a basinwide scale 

    Gellici, Joe; South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina State Library, 2012-03)
    The objective of this Powerpoint presentation is to develop a water-resources management plan to ensure that an adequate and reliable supply of water will be available to sustain all future uses.
  • Regional Water Planning in South Carolina : Developing a framework for water planning on a basinwide scale 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Land, Water and Conservation Division (South Carolina State Library, 2012-03)
    This Powerpoint presentation discusses the planning process for water availability in South Carolina focusing on regional planning.

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