Explore Charleston | Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
This beautiful resort like park is admission free and one of a just a few places for families to enjoy the view of the Cooper River and International Waterway that South Carolina is known for. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park is located at 99 Harry M. Hallman Jr Blvd in Mt. Pleasant South Carolina. Directly across the street from Patriots Point, it's an area that boasts many different experiences for every visitor! Here you will find structured areas of play for children, grassy areas for more free form play (for adults and children alike) and a pier that gives you some amazing views. Learn more by visiting introvertedtravel.blogspot.com
The Best Megalodon Tooth Hunting Site I Ever Found
I don't throw around the word best especially when it comes to hunting megalodon teeth because there have been so many good spots during my 30+ years of collecting, but I feel confident in using it here. I can't believe how lucky I got finding this spot. It was completely untouched and the bottom of the dig was just at the top of the fossil bearing formation. That meant all I had to do was look down in some spots to find teeth, and in the rest, I only had to dig off a foot or two of overburden. There were bones everywhere which is the tell-tale indicator of megalodon and other fossil shark teeth. It didn't take long to dig one out, then another, and another. Then when I walked on the piles after heavy rain there were more big teeth. All together I was able to collect this site for about a week and I found 17 complete megalodon teeth in that short amount of time. I'm not planning on retiring anytime soon, but it is going to be very difficult to top this spot. Summerville, I love you!
South Carolina's Magnificent Historic Register Landmarks: The Upstate
From the crumbling remains of the textile industry to the bustling downtown areas of Spartanburg and Greenville, South Carolina's Upstate region offers an incredible array of historic landmarks. Travel with South Carolina based writer and photographer Bill Fitzpatrick as shares a couple of his favorite photographs from each Upstate county.
South Carolina Great Outdoors
The SC Heritage Corridor is partnering with Duke Energy to make sure South Carolina becomes an international destination for outdoor recreation. From our sea ports and black water rivers to the mountains of the Blue Ridge, we have it all right here folks! Our goal is to make sure everyone knows about these resources. This SC Great Outdoors video is made possible by a generous contribution from Savannah Lakes Village in McCormick County, SC: playthelake.com
South Carolina - Wild and Beautiful - Part II
My 2nd video depicting more flora and fauna of the wild side of South Carolina's beautiful low country
Our Best Great White Shark Tooth and Arrowhead Hunting Spot So Far
Fossildiva and I have been crushing it at our favorite creek - the best great white shark teeth and arrowhead spot (except for scuba spots) we know! Its so hard to find good spots any more that when we get a good one we really put the pedal to the metal and give it all we have. This spot has produced awesome fossil shark teeth from great white sharks, bull sharks, sand tigers, mako sharks, modern tiger sharks, and now even an ultra-rare cow shark tooth (for the lowcountry of South Carolina, anyway). Add on top of that super arrowheads, tools, spears, and other native american artifacts and you have a recipe for greatness.
Westmoreland State Park, VA - Hiking, Camping, Fossil Hunting
Westmoreland State Park, VA - Hiking, Camping, Fossil Hunting
Join me on a random mid-week (rainy) overnighter, checking out the trails and beaches of Westmoreland State Park, and looking for Micoene Era fossil shark teeth.
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Epic Summerville Megalodon Tooth Hunting Site
Have you ever heard people say, I remember the good old days when...? I've said those same words regarding megalodon tooth hunting in Summerville. Well we ran into a short lived place that was just like the old days, but this time I had a video camera so you could come along. Wanna see what its like to collect shark teeth at a site that had some of the best fossil bearing formation I've ever seen? Watch this video for a glimpse!
The Belfast Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 4,664-acre tract located ten miles northwest of Newberry on Highway 56 near the Kinards community. The property is situated on the Newberry/ Laurens County line, with most of the land area in Newberry County. Col. John Simpson of Belfast, Ireland, settled the land in 1786. The historic Belfast Plantation house, located in Laurens County, was built by Col. Simpson in the early 1800's.
Champion Paper Company formerly owned this property, followed by International Paper Company. Champion Paper Company maintained the area for recreation and forest products production for many years and their regional headquarters was located here.
Upland pine forests and hardwood drains are found throughout the property. Wildlife plantings are located along power lines and road edge openings within the tract. Wildlife management practices include pine thinning and prescribed burns. All land management activities are conducted according to Best Management Practices as prescribed by the SC Forestry Commission. Forest management emphasis is on wildlife habitat improvement.
Wildlife game species present include deer, turkey, rabbit, squirrel, dove, quail and raccoon. Other furbearer species found here include fox, bobcat and coyote. Many songbirds, raptors, reptiles and amphibians occur on the area. Plants in hardwood drains include most species common to the piedmont. Plant and animal diversity in the pine stands will be increased through timber thinning and prescribed fire.
This WMA is open for public use throughout the year except during drawn hunts. Deer and turkey hunting is by drawing only, with some special hunts for youth and mobility-impaired participants. Applications are available by calling 803-734-3886. Deer and turkey hunters who are selected are required to check in and check out at the Belfast House. Regulations for other hunting activities can be found in the SCDNR Rules and Regulation brochure. All adult hunters must have a valid hunting license and a WMA permit.
Fishing is by special event permit only.
This area is closed to horses and ATVs.
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Fossils - Digging into Minnesota