Category Archives: Nature

Turtle Patrol Report for the Week Ending June 18

Deveaux Bank is the barrier island at the mouth of the Edisto River. It was established as a protected nesting area for thousands of shorebirds. As a bonus, it is also a nesting area for loggerhead turtles. The New York … Continue reading

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Full Moon Bonfire – Thursday, June 24

Full Moon BonfireThursday, June 24, 2021Sunset – 8:31 pmMoonrise – 8:51 pmHigh Tide – 9:00 pmFull Strawberry Moon It’s been a long 15 months since we were last able to enjoy a full moon bonfire on the beach with friends and neighbors.  … Continue reading

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King Tides in the Charleston Area June 22-25

A King Tide is a non-scientific term used to describe high tides that are higher than normal. They usually occur during a full or new moon or during specific seasons throughout the year. They can cause flooding of low-lying areas … Continue reading

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Enormous Flock of Whimbrel Discovered on Deveaux Bank

On June 15, 2021, an announcement concerning Deveaux Bank was so interesting that it was announced at a special event held at the Charleston Museum to an audience filled with some of the state’s most notable naturalists. After years of … Continue reading

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Turtlefest 2021, June 19 at Edisto Beach State Park

–Tidelines Editors (Image credit: SC State Parks)

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Turtle Patrol Report for the Week Ending June 11

The SC Aquarium recently shared a short feature video on loggerheads. Check it out and share with your friends to let them know what you are working to protect!  Sunday June 6 – Nest 23Nest 23 was found but not … Continue reading

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North Beach Nesting Area Update

It has been several weeks since the last blog post about the SCDNR-posted nesting area out on North Beach. Much larger dunes now cover the front two-thirds of the space closest to the signs and the lagoon behind it has … Continue reading

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Do You Know…? How to Be Safe Around Alligators

Do you know… Seabrook Island is home to a healthy population of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)? Alligators do not regard humans as prey and serious injury caused by alligators is rare; however, being safe around alligators requires common sense … Continue reading

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Summer at Brookgreen Gardens

Brookgreen Gardens is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year with an exciting lineup of events scheduled throughout the summer and fall. This National Historic Landmark is home to the largest and most significant collection of American figurative sculpture in the … Continue reading

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Learning Together on Ocean Winds Golf Course – June 13

When: Sunday, June 13, 2021 8:30 am – 10:30 amLocation: Meet at Island House (Golf Course Parking Lot next to Spinnaker Beach Houses) for ride along the golf course in golf cartsMax: 24 (If all seats in golf carts are … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report for the Week Ending June 4

The Seabrook Island Turtle Patrol stayed busy this week and have identified new nests on 10 consecutive days as of Friday, June 4. Saturday, May 29 – Nest 11Karen Sewell and Betsy Quinn walking Zone 2 called in the long, … Continue reading

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SIB’s June Activities

During the month of June, Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) will once again offer a variety of programs for you to participate in, both in person, as well as a movie which you can easily watch from anywhere via Zoom. Each of … Continue reading

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