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Beat the Heat: Stay Cool and Safe in South Carolina

As summer humidity and temperatures soar, enjoying the great outdoors comes with its own set of challenges. While South Carolina offers breathtaking natural beauty and exciting recreational activities, it’s crucial to stay safe and beat the heat during the sweltering summer…

Meet our Team

At the heart of the South Carolina Nature-Based Tourism Association (SCNBTA) lies a commitment to education, collaboration, and the conservation of our state's rich natural and cultural resources. Our board members and newly elected officers are excited to steer the way for nature-based tourism in South Carolina!

September 2023 Workshop

On September 12, 2023, Capital City/Lake Murray Country and Thoroughbred Country hosted a workshop at the Capital City Lake Murray Country Visitor Center in Columbia, SC.   The day began with speaker Jay Keck, the SC Wildlife Federation’s Industry Habitat…

SCWF’s Summer Plishing Challenge

Do you have a fishing rod in your garage? Or maybe even a cane pole? If so, the South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) invites you to join our Plishing Challenge this summer! Plishing is a combination of the Swedish phrase…

Walk and Talk Charleston

Discover Charleston and the Lowcountry’s natural history on a tour with dedicated naturalist Layton Register. During the tour, we will talk about John James Audubon and his life and work and his ties to Charleston. We will also see and…

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Master Plan Announced for Black River Initiative

A multi-year effort aimed at reconnecting residents of Williamsburg and Georgetown counties to the Black River, boosting local tourism efforts, and protecting against future flooding is a step closer to reality with the release of a community-driven Black River Water Trail…

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It’s Just a Trail …

The Palmetto Trail is South Carolina’s cross-state trail system. Currently, with 380 miles of connected trail hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians can enjoy South Carolina’s cultural and natural resources. When completed, the Palmetto Trail will extend over 500 miles of…

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