January 27, 2014
February Great Backyard Bird Count Programs at Congaree
The Old-Growth Bottomland Forest Research and Education Center at Congaree National Park is hosting two free birding programs in February.
January 24, 2014
Meet Congaree National Park’s First-Ever Artists-in-Residence at Presentation on February 20
James and Jenny Tarpley are returning to Columbia for a public presentation to share their experience as Congaree’s first-ever Artists-in-Residence at 6:30 pm on February 20 at Columbia College.
December 23, 2013
Congaree Welcomes Artist-in-Residence Mary Gilkerson
Congaree National Park’s winter Artist-in-Residence, Mary Gilkerson, will begin work on a mural in the park’s Harry Hampton Visitor Center in January. Mary Gilkerson is Congaree’s second Artist-in-Residence. A contemporary South Carolina painter, Mary finds inspiration in landscapes. She holds an MFA in drawing and painting from the University of South Carolina and works as a professor of art at Columbia College.
December 18, 2013
Congaree Hosts First Ever Artists-in-Residence
Congaree National Park recently hosted its first-ever Artists-in-Residence, James and Jenny Tarpley, owners of Visio Photography in Marion, North Carolina. The Tarpley’s spent several weeks documenting Congaree with their creative filter and led a photography program called “Capturing Congaree” along with Park Ranger Lindsay Compton in November.
August 28, 2013
Congaree National Park Seeks Public Input on Proposed Fee Program
Beginning September 3, 2013, Congaree National Park will begin a 30-day public comment period on the proposed addition of expanded amenity fees at the park.