Seabrook Island Club Recognized for Environmental Excellence

The Seabrook Island Club has retained its designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon International program. Sean Hardwick, Director of Golf Course Maintenance, led the effort to maintain sanctuary status on this course and is being recognized for Environmental Stewardship by Audubon International. Seabrook Island Club was designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary in 1996 and is one of 894 courses in the world to currently be designated as such. Continue reading “Seabrook Island Club Recognized for Environmental Excellence”

New Recreational Limits at Deveaux Bank

DNR Deveaux Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The South Carolina DNR has announced new limits for the recreational use of Deveaux Bank.  Deveaux Bank is the small island in the middle of the mouth of the North Edisto River in front of the Pelican’s Nest.  It is a major bird sanctuary along the Atlantic coast for brown pelicans and other species. Anyone planning to visit Deveaux Bank should read the following release from the SCDNR on the new restrictions.

http://www.dnr.sc.gov/news/yr2014/may15/may15_deveaux.html

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Backpack Buddies on Seabrook Island

A hungry child is incapable of learning. Feeding local, hungry children is what this Seabrook volunteer effort is all about. We have recently learned that there are a number of families, right in our own back yard, on Johns Island, who do not have the resources to feed their children properly. During the school week, students are fed in school, but on weekends, parents and caregivers struggle to provide for their children. As a result, they arrive at school Monday morning famished. We would like to make sure they arrive at school ready to focus on their studies. 

With your help we want to institute a program to support Mt. Zion Elementary School’s effort to combat hunger with a weekend food program which will be known as; Backpack Buddies, Seabrook IslandThe goal is to send students home from school on Friday afternoons with a backpack full of nutritious and tasty foods and snacks for the weekend.  Continue reading “Backpack Buddies on Seabrook Island”