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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.



Recent Submissions

  • Forest action plan 2020-30 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-01)
    The 2020 South Carolina Forest Action Plan is a major update of the 2010 Statewide Forest Resource Assessment and Strategy, which was used to identify and quantify the issues affecting our state’s forests - and to focus ...
  • South Carolina Forestry Commission historical wildfire information by year and month 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-01)
    These statistics, broken down by month, show the number of wildfires and number of acres burned each year from 1946-2021.
  • South Carolina Forestry Commission comparison of recent fiscal year fire activity with 5 10 and 20 year averages by county 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-11-04)
    These statistics, broken down by county, show the number of wildfires and number of acres burned each year from 2001-2020.
  • Invasive species of South Carolina 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    The South Carolina Forestry Commission is proud to present this guide to some of the most common and problematic invasive species encountered in our state’s forests.
  • Forestry BMPs in South Carolina : compliance and implementation monitoring report, 2019-2020 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry; Welch, Holly (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-22)
    This is the eleventh study conducted by the South Carolina Forestry Commission to determine compliance with South Carolina’s Best Management Practices for Forestry (BMPs) during silvicultural activities. Recent forestry ...
  • Strategic plan key indicators reference 2020-2030 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-02)
    The purpose of this reference document is to communicate to employees and stakeholders details about key indicators. It is important to note that this instrument is a living document and will be continually edited and ...
  • Landscape management plan state of South Carolina 

    American Forest Foundation; Southern Forestry Consultants; South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-08)
    A landscape management plan (LMP) is a vital and innovative tool, offering a wide array of benefits and opportunities to landowners, foresters, and other natural resource professionals, state and federal agencies, conservation ...
  • Strategic plan South Carolina Forestry Commission 2020-2030 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-04)
    This strategic plan details how the Forestry Commission will accomplish these long-range goals: enhance public benefits from trees and forests, protect forests from Harm, conserve working forests, raise awareness about our ...
  • Equipment & services for landowners 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-16)
    This is a catalog of equipment and services provided by the Forestry Commission to landowners. It contains pictures of the equipment and prices as well as addresses and phone numbers for offices throughout the state.
  • Asian longhorned beetle in South Carolina 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-17)
    This describes the Asian longhorned beetle including an overview, signs/symptoms, life cycle, timeline, management and more information.
  • Arborgen Taylor Nursery : 2020-2021 seedling price guide 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-29)
    The South Carolina Forestry Commission is proud to partner with commercial seedling provider ArborGen on the production, sales and delivery of forest tree seedlings for SC landowners. Taylor Nursery, near Trenton, S.C., ...
  • Storm damage information for landowners 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-21)
    Tornadoes and other storms cause varying degrees of damage to the forests. Damage to trees can range from “light,” where branches in treetops were broken, to “heavy,” where trees snapped off, were blown over, or lost most ...
  • School programs 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-22)
    This describes the Harbison State Forest's hands-on, engaging, and fun learning experience. All programs have been newly written and are aligned with South Carolina 2014 Science and 2015 SCCCR Math Standards. Programs ...
  • 2020 annual report on forest conditions in South Carolina 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-14)
    This gives statistics on the forests and forest products industry in South Carolina.
  • Governor proclaims March Prescribed Fire Awareness Month 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-02)
    Gov. Henry McMaster has proclaimed March 2020 Prescribed Fire Awareness Month in South Carolina.
  • South Carolina Forestry Commission comparison of 2020 fiscal year fire activity with previous 5 and 10 year averages by month 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-02)
    These statistics, broken down by month, show the number of wildfires and number of acres burned each year from 1946-2020.
  • Our state forests : jewels of management and recreation 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2016-02-09)
    This sheet describes the state forests of South Carolina.
  • SC forest products industry export report, 2019 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry; Adams, Tim; Arias, Edgar (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-20)
    The goal of this report is to provide timely information on international markets and export activities that are and will be relevant for the development of the South Carolina’s forest products industry. This document ...
  • SC Forestry Commission restricting access to State Forest offices and closing recreation facilities to public indefinitely 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-17)
    In an effort to minimize the potential exposure and spread of coronavirus to the public as well as to its employees, the South Carolina Forestry Commission is restricting access to all five of its state forests' offices ...
  • Mexico market profile 

    South Carolina State Commission of Forestry; Arias, Edgar (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    This report summarizes a study conducted by the South Carolina Forestry Commission on this Latin-American market during the second half of 2019 and is intended to help the U.S. southern states' forest products sector ...

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