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  • Feral Hog Management to Occur During Upcoming Fireflies Closure

    May 12, 2022 | 4:30 pm

    Staff from Congaree National Park, along with staff from USDA APHIS and Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park, will be conducting scheduled feral hog management work during the upcoming closure of the frontcountry areas for the synchronized fireflies. Work will take place on non-event nights.

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  • Park Staff to Conduct Prescribed Burn

    April 19, 2022 | 4:39 pm

    Congaree National Park staff will be conducting a prescribed burn on Friday, April 22. This burn is being done in order to meet fuel reduction and habitat restoration goals.

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  • Congaree National Park Conducting Prescribed Burn

    March 14, 2022 | 5:55 pm

    Park rangers from Congaree National Park, along with staff from Kings Mountain National Military Park, Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the SC Forestry Commission, will be conducting a prescribed burn March 28-April 8, weather and conditions permitting. The fire will be conducted in the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker (RCW) and Harry Hampton East Units and encompass approximately 500 acres. The fire is intended to help with fuel reduction and habitat restoration, in accordance with the park’s fire management plan.

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  • Congaree National Park Announces Details for 2022 Firefly Viewing Event

    March 4, 2022 | 12:42 pm

    Congaree National Park today announced opportunities for the public to view the park’s fireflies from May 20-22 and May 27-29, 2022

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  • Congaree National Park Conducting Prescribed Burn (Feb-March 2022)

    February 7, 2022 | 1:59 pm

    Park rangers from Congaree National Park, along with staff from Kings Mountain National Military Park, Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park and the SC Forestry Commission, will be conducting a prescribed burn during the last two weeks of February and first week of March, weather and conditions permitting.

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  • Congaree National Park Conducting Prescribed Burn in November

    October 28, 2021 | 3:01 pm

    Park rangers from Congaree National Park, along with staff from Kings Mountain National Military Park, Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park and the SC Forestry Commission, will be conducting a prescribed burn during the first two weeks of November, weather and conditions permitting.

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  • National Park Foundation and Partners Celebrate Preservation of Running Creek Property at Congaree National Park

    September 27, 2021 | 11:38 am

    The National Park Foundation, Friends of Congaree Swamp, and Open Space Institute announced the donation of the Running Creek property to Congaree National Park in South Carolina.

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  • SwampFest Art Competition Accepting Entries

    September 15, 2021 | 12:42 pm

    Congaree National Park is seeking entries for the Annual SwampFest Student Art Competition.

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  • Congaree Biosphere Region Convenes First Official Advisory Council

    June 11, 2021 | 3:05 pm

    The Congaree Biosphere Region has established a new partnership agreement with local organizations. Together, these organizations will work to jointly establish a local advisory council to bring together other people and organizations to achieve the CBR mission

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  • Congaree National Park Announces Details for 2021 Fireflies Viewing

    April 9, 2021 | 10:14 am

    Congaree National Park will be offering the public opportunities to view the park’s fireflies on May 20-22 and May 27-29, 2021.

    Read more at nps.gov