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Research & Policy

'Connecting to SC's Black River' Story Map (2021)

Image Credit: Mac Stone

An exciting collaborative of conservation partners, state agencies, and local governments is launching a visionary effort to link a series of riverside public and private parks along a 70-mile stretch of South Carolina's scenic Black River.

The proposed Black River Water Trail & Park Network, led by the Open Space Institute (OSI) and its partners, will feature the first new state park in 15 years, and is being planned to meet the open space and access needs of communities along the water, while creating nature-based tourism opportunities to boost the local economy.

Learn more about the Black River initiative by visiting OSI's multimedia Story Map below. Or, revisit previous OSI Story Maps on the Southern Cumberlands and Minnewaska State Park Preserve.

'Connecting to South Carolina's Black River' Story Map

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