SC Department of Natural Resources Using Several County Boat Landings for Annual Shellfish Bed Reseeding

Oyster Beds

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 3:00 PM

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will be conducting their annual shellfish ground management efforts (oyster shell reseeding) at several Beaufort County boat landings beginning this week and running through mid June.

The boat landings will remain open to the public, however there will be increased truck and barge activity throughout each day while SCDNR reseeds the oyster beds at each location.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Monday 5/13 -Friday 5/17
    The Sands, Port Royal (map)
  • Monday, 5/20- Friday 5/24
    The Sands, Port Royal (map)
  • Tuesday 5/28- Friday 5/31
    Buddy and Zoo Boat Landing (map)
  • Monday 6/3- Tuesday 6/4
    Buddy and Zoo Boat Landing (map)
  • Thursday 6/6-Friday 6/7
    Eddings Point Landing (map)
  • Monday 6/10- Tuesday 6/11
    Eddings Point Landing (map)

The barge will occupy one ramp while it is being loaded. Loading will take approximately two hours. At least one ramp will be available for public use while the barge is being loaded.

For questions and more information, please contact Assistant Public Works Director Bradley Harriott at 843-255-2731.

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