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  • SwampFest Art Competition Accepting Entries

    September 7, 2022 | 11:28 am

    Congaree National Park now accepting entries for the 2022 SwampFest Student Art Competition.

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  • Congaree Staff Recognized for Work in Wilderness Stewardship

    August 27, 2022 | 1:58 pm

    Congaree National Park staff was recognized this week for their work in enhancing wilderness stewardship at a ceremony to Celebrate America’s National Parks and the Dedication of Those Who Serve, held in Washington, D.C. by the National Park Service and its philanthropic partner the National Park Foundation.

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  • National Park Service and National Park Foundation recognize outstanding employees, volunteers and partners

    August 25, 2022 | 12:42 pm

    A variety of National Park Service (NPS) employees, volunteers and partners were honored at a ceremony to Celebrate America’s National Parks and the Dedication of Those Who Serve.

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  • Temporary Front Country Evening Closures August 16-18

    August 12, 2022 | 1:41 pm

    Congaree National Park will temporarily close front country areas August 16-18, 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

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  • Gregory Hauburger selected as Superintendent of Congaree National Park

    August 10, 2022 | 12:00 pm

    Gregory Hauburger has been selected as the new superintendent of Congaree National Park. Currently the superintendent of William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home N.H.S., he will begin his assignment in mid-October.

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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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