Location: Multiple Counties

Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Byway Design Guidelines
LOCATION Multiple Counties

As a continuation of the comprehensive National Scenic Byway Plan, the SC National Heritage Corridor has developed design guidelines specifically for the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Byway. The guidelines aim to assist future development practices along this historically and naturally rich route in South Carolina. 

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Environmental Education 2014
LOCATION Multiple Counties

Funded by a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and distributed by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), we worked throughout 2014 to increase and improve Environmental Education efforts in South Carolina. This included management of a comprehensive database (check out www.eeinsc.org), environmental education workshops, and more. For the full report of everything we accomplished in 2014, read the final report below.

Main photo courtesy of Botany Bay Ecotours

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Naturally Carolina: A rebranding of the Pee Dee
LOCATION Multiple Counties

In partnership with University of South Carolina's Center of Tourism and Economic Development Center of Economic Excellence, we rebranded the Pee Dee region of South Carolina, highlighting their vast natural resources and unique assets. 

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A Naturally Carolina Road Trip
LOCATION Multiple Counties

This road trip will take you outdoor exploring within the Pee Dee region of South Carolina, from driving the rural inland roads to kayaking down black water rivers, get ready for a "Naturally Carolina" experience!

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The Palmetto Trail
LOCATION Multiple Counties

The Palmetto Trail is the largest trail system in the state, and currently one of only 16 cross-state trails in the nation. The 350-miler (and growing) is built in passages, making it easier to plan your trip by your specific preference of timespan and location. The trail guides you through every facet of South Carolina landscape, from our seaports to battlefields, mountaintops and forests.

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Carolina Bays: Natural Phenomena of the East Coast
LOCATION Multiple Counties

Exclusive to just a few states along the Atlantic seaboard, the mysteriousness of these natural phenomena takes them to one of the top slots on our bucket list. Carolina Bays are elliptical depressions in the earth that vary in depth and size, but are usually marshy habitats that are extremely rich in biodiversity. Their origin remains unknown, with theories ranging from an impact event to morphing by sea currents.

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