Category Archives: Nature

2018 Turtle Patrol Season Comes to a Close

The 2018 Turtle Patrol season ended with an enjoyable Year End Party on October 9th and the final Inventory on October 10th. Nest 31 Inventory Results Nest 31 was found by Rob Jerome, Cathrine Scully, Sue Thomas & Mike Vinson … Continue reading

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SIB Plans Volunteer Opportunity at the Birds of Prey Center on Thursday October 11

On Thursday October 11, Seabrook Island Birders plan on volunteering at the Hawk Watch at The Center for Birds of Prey. Birders gather at key areas across the U.S. to count migrating birds of prey.  The South Carolina Coastal Raptor … Continue reading

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Conservation Matters: Restoring Nature’s Relationships at Home – October 15

Conservation Matters Restoring Nature’s Relationships at Home with Doug Tallamy Monday, October 15, 2018 – 3p.m. The Sandcastle, Kiawah Island Register at or by contacting the Kiawah Conservancy at 843-768-2029. Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home and Professor … Continue reading

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Shannon Bogan Addresses Garden Club – October 12

Date:  Friday, October 12, 2018 Time:  9:30 am Place: Seabrook Island Lake House Guest Speaker: Shannon Bogan of S. Bogon Designs On October 12, 2018, the Seabrook Island Garden Club will welcome local designer, Shannon Bogan, of S. Bogan Designs. … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Research on the Beach

Now through Tuesday October 2, Carolyn Comber, a graduate student from Virginia Tech University, will be visiting Seabrook Island as a component of her thesis research.  She will be conducting interviews with beachgoers to obtain information on the barriers and … Continue reading

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Turtle Hatching on Kiawah Island

Click here to watch an interesting video about turtle hatching.   –Tidelines Editor

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Seabrook Island Birder Member of the Month – Tori Langen

For those of you who know her, you might not be aware that Tori Langen is a birder. She’s better known as an avid and accomplished golfer and a darned good bridge player. But she also enjoys birding! Tori says … Continue reading

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2018 Eastern Bluebird Trails Summary

The Seabrook Island Bluebird Society was started on Seabrook Island to help the Eastern Bluebird (see our “Bird of the Week” blog from 2016 to learn more about the Eastern Bluebird). The 2018 nesting season has come to an end. … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report for September 4 through 16

All nests were prepared for the storm by removing any extra screens and the nest signs. This preparation was done on 9/11/2018 by Terry Fansler and Sandy MacCoss. As you can see below, several nests were inventoried just before the … Continue reading

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SINHG Evening Program Cancelled

The SINHG Evening Program, “From Walled City To Reconstruction” with Katherine Pemberton of Historic Charleston Foundation, scheduled for Thursday, September 13 has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled Evening Program, “A History Of John’s Island” with Doug Bostick, is on … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report for Week Ending September 3rd

Tuesday, August 28th Nest 22 Inventory Results Nest 22 was found by Gary Holtz, Rob Jerome, Cathrine Scully & Mike Vinson. It hatched in 49 days. Shells 49 Unhatched eggs 41 Dead hatchlings 1 Live hatchlings 0 Total live 48 … Continue reading

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Ocean Film Tour – September 9, 2018

Charleston Music Hall, along with the South Carolina Aquarium, presents the 2nd Annual Ocean Film Tour on Sunday, September 9, 2018.  This Volume 5 of the series presents six documentary films including The Big Wave Project,  Ocean Rider and Then … Continue reading

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