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Internet Disclaimer

This site is provided as a public service by the South Carolina Forestry Commission. While the Commission makes every attempt to maintain current and accurate information on its web sites, direct contact with the appropriate agency representative should be made in matters that require confirmation to the intent or currency of the information presented on the Internet. Under no circumstances will the State be liable for any actions taken, or omissions made, from reliance on any information contained on, or linked to, Forestry Commission Web pages from any source nor shall the State be liable for any other consequences from any such reliance. A link from a Forestry Commission Web page is not an endorsement of the content, viewpoints, products, or services at the remote site.

Equal Opportunity Disclaimer

The South Carolina Forestry Commission and the USDA Forest Service prohibit discrimination in all programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. To file a complaint of discrimination with the SC Forestry Commission contact the Human Resources Director, SC Forestry Commission, P.O. Box 21707, Columbia, SC 29221, or call (803)896-8879.

Both the USDA and the Forestry Commission are equal opportunity providers and employers.

Disclaimer of Liability

With respect to documents and information available from this site, neither the State of South Carolina nor the South Carolina Forestry Commission makes any warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose arising out of the use or inability to use the data, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of South Carolina or the South Carolina Forestry Commission .
Disclaimer for Electronic Mail
The South Carolina Forestry Commission makes no guarantee either expressed or implied, as to the timeliness of response to electronic mail, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the consequences resulting from action taken by recipients of Departmental replies. The South Carolina Forestry Commission will not guarantee or be held responsible for any suggestions or requests made by the public in reference to general environmental issues or programs - past, present, or future - or related topics of any kind. Due to security and computer virus protection, your email inquiry may be perceived as "spam" and not delivered to the intended recipient. Be advised: If you do not receive an email reply within 5 business days, please contact via phone.

Disclaimer for External Linkages

The South Carolina Forestry Commission neither endorses links nor approves of links to external sources. External links are made available to assist the Internet user in his or her search. The South Carolina Forestry Commission takes no responsibility a link's operation or content.

Disclaimer for Social Media (Facebook)

The Commission is not responsible for the content on social media pages. It does not endorse any information, opinions, services, graphics or advertisements available for viewing on social media web sites.

Accessibility Policy (Section 508)

The South Carolina Forestry Commission (SCFC) is committed to and is making every possible effort to make all of its web resources accessible to anyone with disabilities in accordance with federal law. If you have a problem accessing the content on this South Carolina Forestry Commission web site, use the contact link on the bottom of each web page to notify us. We will then work to make the web page or feature accessible, or to provide the information in a format that is accessible.
To meet this commitment, we will comply with the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Section 508 requires that individuals with disabilities, who are members of the public seeking information or services from us, have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided to the public who are not individuals with disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us.
If you cannot fully access the information on a particular page, please contact the SCFC at scfc@forestry.state.sc.us or by phone at 803-896-8800 for assistance. To enable us to respond in a manner that will be of most help to you, please indicate:

 

TDD - Telephone Communication Device for the Deaf - 1-800-735-2905

 

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