CCPRC: Learning About the Solar Eclipse – August 12-21

Learning About the Solar Eclipse

The Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission is offering programs on the solar eclipse which will take place on August 21st.

Pre-Eclipse Program:  Staging the Solar Eclipse

A master naturalist will lead a program designed to inform participants of all they need to know about the first total solar eclipse visible from the contiguous U.S. since 1979.

  • August 12, 10-11:30 a.m. at Caw Caw Interpretive Center
  • $7 per person
  • Register online or call 843-795-4386.

August 21: Solar Eclipse Day
The eclipse begins at 1:16 p.m., and ends at 4:09 p.m., with totality beginning at 2:46 p.m.

Eclipse Extravaganza
Very little is known about how wildlife responds to a total eclipse. The public is invited to join a naturalist to tour Caw Caw and explore how wildlife responds to this once-in-a-lifetime celestial event. Viewing glasses will be provided.

  • August 21, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Caw Caw Interpretive Center
  • $20 per person
  • Register online or call 843-795-4386.

(Photo credit:  Newsweek online)

-Tidelines Editor

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