58.05 Miles of the Palmetto Trail Named as National Recreation Trail

58.05 Miles of the Palmetto Trail Named as National Recreation Trail FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2020 (Columbia, SC) – The Swamp Fox and Awendaw Passages of the Palmetto Trail have been recognized as the newest additions to the National Recreation Trail Program.  The two passages combined will now be known as The Palmetto National […]

Congaree Land Trust Announces Collaborative Conservation of 5,620 Acres

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Erin Eisele Marketing and Communications Manager (803) 988-0000 | [email protected]   Congaree Land Trust Announces Collaborative Conservation of 5,620 Acres Four Conservation Easements Permanently Protect Richland County’s Natural and Scenic Lands  COLUMBIA, SC—Over 5,600 acres east of Fort Jackson Military Base and south of McEntire Joint National Guard Base in […]

Palmetto Trail Ambassadors Tackle Fourth Thru-Hike of the Palmetto Trail

Palmetto Trail Ambassadors Tackle Fourth Thru-Hike of the Palmetto Trail FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2020   (Columbia, SC) – On October 14, 2020 a Beaufort city husband and wife team comprised of Bernie and April Hester begin their fourth journey along South Carolina’s Palmetto Trail. Named Palmetto Trail Ambassadors in 2017, April and Bernie […]

Palmetto Trail and Fairfield County to Renovate Alston Trailhead of the Palmetto Trail

  Contact: Mary Roe For Immediate Release Phone: 803-771-0870 September 1, 2020 Email: [email protected]   Palmetto Trail and Fairfield County to Renovate Alston Trailhead of the Palmetto Trail Columbia, SC (September 1, 2020) —Fairfield County and the Palmetto Trail have combined forces to renovate the current layout of the Alston Trailhead of the Palmetto Trail in […]

Palmetto Conservation Corps Director Selected for Leadership Columbia Class of 2021

Palmetto Conservation Corps Director Selected for Leadership Columbia Class of 2021 Columbia, SC (August 3, 2020) — Rachel Price, AmeriCorps Program Director at Palmetto Conservation Foundation, has been selected for the Leadership Columbia Class of 2021. Price has been a dedicated staff member at Palmetto Conservation for five years and has been a Midlands resident […]

Palmetto Conservation Corps – How One Service Term Launched a Career

Contact: Rachel Price For Immediate Release Phone: 803-771-0870 July 22, 2020 Email: [email protected] How One Service Term Launched a Career Columbia, SC (July 22, 2020)— AmeriCorps has been an opportunity to gain experience while providing for a community need through service since it began in the 90s. But one crew member for the Palmetto Conservation […]

New Kids Trail Opens on Palmetto Trail in Peak, SC

For Immediate Release: June 15, 2020 Photo attached     Media Contact: Mary Roe Executive Director, The Palmetto Trail 803-771-0870 [email protected]   Jason Urroz Program Director, Kids in Parks Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation 866-308-2773 ext. 384 [email protected]     New Kids Trail Opens on Palmetto Trail in Peak, SC Palmetto Conservation Foundation partners with Kids […]

Palmetto Conservation Welcomes Phil Gaines to Board of Directors

722 King Street, Columbia, SC 29205 Phone: (803) 771-0870 Fax: 771-0590 www.palmettoconservation.org   Contact:  Mary Roe Executive Director [email protected] 803-771-0870 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 9, 2020 Photo at end of article   Palmetto Conservation Welcomes Phil Gaines to Board of Directors COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) welcomes Phil Gaines to its Board of […]

Palmetto Conservation Foundation Names New Executive Director

722 King Street, Columbia, SC 29205 Phone: (803) 771-0870 Fax: 771-0590 www.palmettoconservation.org Contact:  Mary Roe Executive Director [email protected] 803-771-0870 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—February 5, 2020   Palmetto Conservation Names New Executive Director COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) Board of Directors has appointed Mary Roe as PCF’s executive director. Previously acting as the organization’s […]

Public Meeting about Palmetto Trail Set for Jan. 21 at Table Rock State Park Lodge

722 King Street, Columbia, SC 29205 Phone: (803) 771-0870 Fax: 771-0590 www.palmettoconservation.org   Contact: Mary Roe Interim Director [email protected]   January 14, 2020—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Public Meeting about Palmetto Trail Set for Jan. 21 at Table Rock State Park Lodge COLUMBIA, SC — Palmetto Conservation Foundation will host a public meeting on Tuesday, Jan. […]