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It was willed to we the people by a generous owner, Miss Pepper, who was a good steward for many years.
Would you put your valuable land in permanent conservation? Would you give it to the people?
The spread includes a three-mile motor tour trail past 19th-century brick and tabby structures, 20 more miles of trails for hiking, biking, birding and horseback riding, fishing ponds and a "throw" launch into Osceola Creek for paddle-powered boats.
And now the public can view it all. The Botany Bay Plantation Wildlife Management Area was opened to public access this month.
Here's the S.C. Department of Natural Resources news release on our new natural asset.
Here's a state DNR Heritage Preserve closer to home.
Has anyone ever been there?
Has anyone ever supported the DNR conservation program? How do you do it?