Category Archives: Nature

Charleston Horticultural Society’s Virtual Workshop Series August

The Charleston Horticultural Society is pleased to offer virtual gardening classes from the comfort of  your home. Throughout August, there will be a variety of classes including family friendly gardening, pruning, cooking with garden edibles, butterfly gardening and more! Click … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report for the Week Ending August 2

Update August 4 – There was significant damage to turtle nests from the storm. Several nests were washed over and a few washed away. The Turtle Patrol is in the process of salvaging as many as possible. Monday, July 27 … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report for the Week Ending July 26

Wednesday, July 22 Inventory Results Nest 4 was found by Brenda Zack on 5/16. It hatched in 57 days. Shells 70 Unhatched eggs 35 Dead hatchlings 0 Live hatchlings 3 Hatch % 58.8 Emergence % 56.3 Thursday, July 23 Allison … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report for Week Ending July 19 – False Crawls

We’ve recently had a large number of false crawls. (False crawls occur when the female sea turtle comes onto the beach but does not lay a nest.) In fact, we’ve had 14 in the last week and 11 of them … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report for Week Ending July 12

Monday, July 6 Melissa Andrews and Sarah Dewey reported a crawl 75 yards past the trash can on North Beach. Bill Greubel responded and found Nest 50 which was left in situ. We’ll have to build a walkway for the … Continue reading

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King Tide in the Charleston Area August 18-20

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is leading the South Carolina King Tides initiative to document the effect that extreme tide events have on our state’s beaches, coastal waterways, private property and public infrastructure. Remember to … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report for Week Ending July 5

Monday, June 29: Kim Neath found a crawl 50 yards north of the trash can on North Beach. Bill and Linda Nelson responded and found Nest 45. It was able to be left in situ. Wednesday, July 1: Sarah Dewey … Continue reading

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Ask SIB: How Do I Keep Squirrels Out of My Feeders?

Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) welcome questions from the community. If you have one, just fill out the form on our website or send us an email! Do you want to learn how to keep pesky, bossy squirrels out of your … Continue reading

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Summer Virtual Movie Matinee Series

With the heat of the summer and the need to still social distance, Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) has scheduled a “Virtual Movie Matinee” series using Zoom!  Join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in July and August!  And the … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report Week Ending June 28

Tuesday, June 23 The mamas took a couple of days off but came back in full force this morning. Brenda Zack called in first with a crawl between the Camp St. Christopher flag and the kayak shed. Judy Morr probed … Continue reading

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Camp St. Christopher Outdoor Encounters

The Outdoor Encounters program at Camp St. Christopher offers a wide variety of activities for the summer, both for individuals and groups. These activities are available for booking throughout the summer: Environmental Education Classes, Herpetology, Let’s Sea (beachcombing), and Seining. Other … Continue reading

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Watch the Replay – Nesting Birds of Seabrook Island

On June 3, 2020, Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) held its first Virtual Evening Program, Nesting Birds, with Matt Johnson and Nolan Schillerstrom from Audubon South Carolina.  Nearly 100 people registered from 16 states, with about 55 joining the program live.  Everyone seemed to … Continue reading

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