Category Archives: Nature

River of Raptors: Identification and Migration of South Carolina’s Birds of Prey October 21

Many species of raptors make their home in South Carolina for at least part of the year, and even more pass through during their perilous diurnal seasonal migration. Join Audubon South Carolina’s Emily Davis and Jen Tyrrell to learn how … Continue reading

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Octopus Seen on North Beach

While walking on North Beach one morning recently, Anne Snelgrove, Jane Magioncalda, and Judy Morr were distracted by an unusual sighting on the beach…a dead octopus. Jane’s pictures show this beautiful animal.  A Google search indicated there are two species … Continue reading

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King Tides in the Charleston Area October 14-20

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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SIB October Virtual Events

  Register for SIB’s October Virtual Events Seabrook Island Birders will be hosting three virtual events during the month of October using Zoom, including two movie matinees and an evening lecture program. Tuesday October 13, 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm: … Continue reading

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Ghost Bird

In 1836, a friend sent John James Audubon a specimen of an eastern black rail. Audubon never saw one in the wild. John James Audubon/National Audubon Society. On Sunday, September 10, 2020, The Post and Courier featured a fascinating article … Continue reading

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A Message from SEADOG’s Board of Directors

It has recently come to the attention of the SEADOG’s Board that several dogs who regularly visit the beach have come down with kennel cough. Kennel cough is a highly contagious respiratory illness that is much like the human cold … Continue reading

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Birding the Lewis & Clark Trail – September 23

Birding the Lewis & Clark Trail Guest Speakers: Ed & Aija Konrad Date: Wednesday September 23, 2020 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Location: Zoom Virtual Video Fee: Free Register Today -Submitted by SIB  

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Fall at The Dill Sanctuary

This fall, plan to get outdoors and enjoy educational experiences while safely social distancing at The Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary! September 24* Marsh Madness Walk  A walk in the maritime forest and marsh for children and families at The Dill Sanctuary, 2:30 pm. … Continue reading

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King Tide in the Charleston Area September 15-21

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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Come Join the Garden Club for 2020-2021

An all-island meeting for those interested in becoming new members will be held via Zoom on Friday, September 11, 2020 at 10:00 am. E-mail to sign up for this meeting, and learn about club membership and the many exciting events planned … Continue reading

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Free Community Kayak and Boat Tours

Whether you are an avid birder, a beginner, or just want to learn more about this interesting part of Charleston Harbor, you might be interested in an excursion to Crab Bank made available with a grant from the National Fish … Continue reading

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West Ashley Greenway

Are you tired of walking or biking around Seabrook Island? Did you know there is an 8- to 10-mile walking/biking trail nearby called the West Ashley Greenway? It runs parallel to the Savannah Highway (Route 17) from Main Road to South … Continue reading

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