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2024 news releases

February 16, 2024
Johns Island man arrested on four counts of arson

February 13, 2024
Grant funds available for small FDs to purchase slip-on units

February 9, 2024
Remember SC’s state forests at tax time this year


2023 news releases

October 31, 2023
Approach of windy, dry weather brings elevated risk of wildfire

October 20, 2023
Wood Magic Forest Fair to host media at Harbison State Forest

October 6, 2023
SC Forestry Commission urging vigilance against wildfire this weekend

September 20, 2023
Forestry Commission announces additional funding available for BMP cost-share program

September 7, 2023
International Paper grant supports forestry/environmental education

September 6, 2023
Hoekstra Named SC PLT Leadership in Education Award Recipient

April 17, 2023
SCFC smartphone app updated

March 30, 2023
Table Rock State Park slated for prescribed burn Friday

March 24, 2023
Georgetown man arrested for breach of trust in timber thefts

March 6, 2023
Forestry Commission urging vigilance against wildfire this week

March 1, 2023
Governor proclaims March Prescribed Fire Awareness Month

February 6, 2023
Remember SC’s state forests at tax time


2022 news releases

December 9, 2022
SC’s natural resource management agencies sign historic Shared Stewardship agreement

November 4, 2022
Forestry has $23.2 billion impact on SC’s economy

September 30, 2022
Wood Magic Forest Fair kicks off next week at Clemson’s Garrison Arena

September 28, 2022
SCFC urges vigilance against wildfire as Hurricane Ian approaches

July 29, 2022
Curlee Named SC PLT Outstanding Educator of the Year

July 7, 2022
International Paper grant supports environmental education

April 29, 2022
April 5 winds and tornadoes caused nearly $750K in timber damage

April 10, 2022
SCFC conducting prescribed burn at Table Rock State Park

March 29, 2022
SC Forestry Commission lifting statewide Red Flag Fire Alert

March 25 , 2022
SC Forestry Commission issuing statewide Red Flag Fire Alert

March 10 , 2022
SC Forestry Commission employee arrested on arson charges

March 9 , 2022
Forestry Commission lifts Red Flag Fire Alert in Pee Dee counties

March 8 , 2022
Forestry Commission lifts Red Flag Fire Alert except in Pee Dee counties

March 6 , 2022
SC Forestry Commission issuing statewide Red Flag Fire Alert

March 3 , 2022
Forestry Commission urging extreme caution burning outdoors

March 1, 2022
Governor proclaims March Prescribed Fire Awareness Month

February 8, 2022
Remember SC’s state forests at tax time

January 11, 2022
Dodie Clark named SC PLT Outstanding Educator of the Year


2021 news releases

December 20, 2021
SC Forestry Commission has a new website: scfc.gov

December 3, 2021
SC Forestry Commission urging vigilance against wildfire this weekend

November 15, 2021
More than 900,000 tree seedlings still available for SC landowners to purchase

June 4, 2021
Midlands parents: help your child(ren) earn a Junior Forester badge this summer!

May 24, 2021
SCFC establishes temporary logging bridge rental program

April 30, 2021
Red Flag Fire Alert issued statewide, effective immediately

April 20, 2021
Red Flag Fire Alert issued statewide for Wednesday and Thursday

March 27, 2021
SC Forestry Commission urging public to be vigilant against wildfire

March 19, 2021
Controlled burns at SC State Parks continue during Prescribed Fire Awareness Month

March 14, 2021
Red Flag Fire Alert issued for Georgetown, Horry counties Monday, March 15

March 1, 2021
Governor proclaims March Prescribed Fire Awareness Month

Feb. 16, 2021
Remember SC’s state forests at tax time