Alligator Hunting Seminars Scheduled in August by SC DNR

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Alligator Hunting Seminars Scheduled in August by SC DNRThe S.C. Department of Natural Resources will conduct a series of three alligator hunting seminars in the month of August for the public alligator hunt participants, hunting assistants and other interested persons. These seminars will cover such topics as alligator capture and handling techniques, rules and regulations, alligator hunting equipment, processing, and other helpful information.

Seminars will be held in Hampton County, Berkeley County and in the Florence/Darlington area. Also, the “South Carolina Alligator Hunting Guide”(Adobe PDF file) is now available.

Interested alligator hunting equipment manufacturers and retailers are invited to attend to display and demonstrate their equipment in conjunction with the seminars. However, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) does not endorse any type, brand, or make of such equipment. Any vendors should plan on bringing their own tables, set-ups, or displays as dedicated space or tables may not be available. On-premises sales are restricted at certain sites, so all interested vendors should first check with DNR at (803) 734-3886.

All seminars are scheduled to start at 10 a.m.

  • The first alligator hunting seminar will be Saturday, Aug. 16 in Hampton County at the DNR’s Webb Wildlife Center, 1282 Webb Ave., Garnett, SC 29922.
  • The second seminar will be Saturday, Aug. 23 in Berkeley County at Santee Cooper Auditorium, 1 Riverwood Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.
  • The third and final seminar will be Saturday, Aug. 30 in Darlington County/Florence County, at Clemson University Pee Dee Research & Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506.

DNR protects and manages South Carolina’s natural resources by making wise and balanced decisions for the benefit of the state’s natural resources and its people.