Maritime Foundation to host conservation tour of Hope Plantation

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Colleton County's Hope Plantation near Jacksonboro is one of Ted Turner's private estates, and the South Carolina Maritime Foundation is planning a special fundraising event there.  The event will be limited to 50 people.

Learn about rice cultivation, hunting and fishing practices, and the history of the plantation from conservationists and biologists while touring the grounds.

Tickets are $200 each, and include transportation, a tour of Hope, a barbecue lunch, and seminars from several speakers.  The event takes place on Saturday, February 12 from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Visit for more information and tickets.

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