Category Archives: Nature

Painted Buntings Alert

During the summer of 2017 and 2018, adult male Painted Buntings were fitted with geolocators (a light-level tracking device) on Kiawah Island. The birds were banded with an aluminum band on the right leg and either a yellow or pink on … Continue reading

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SINHG on the Water

This Bald Eagle kept an eye on SINHG members during a recent SINHG trip to Stumphole Swamp near Lake Marion. Snowy Egrets, too, looked on as members learned about the origins of Lake Marion during two hours on the water … Continue reading

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Full Moon Bonfire Saturday, April 20 at Boardwalk 1

Full Moon Bonfire Saturday, April 20, 2019 Sunset:  7:51 pm Moonrise:   9:22 pm High Tide (Rockville):  10:03 pm ~ Full Pink Moon ~ Add a bonfire on the beach to your Easter Weekend plans. The bonfire is a day … Continue reading

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Citizen Dolphin Count – Volunteers Wanted for April 27 Event

The Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network is sponsoring an important Citizen Scientist event, asking the public to have some fun as they help LMMN count dolphins across the Lowcountry. They are looking for volunteers to count dolphins from areas where LMMN … Continue reading

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Brian Badger to Speak April 13 at 2:30 PM

The Charleston Museum is pleased to partner with the Seabrook Island Natural History Group (SINHG) to welcome Brian Badger, Director of Conservation for the Cheetah Conservation Fund, Saturday, April 13, at 2:30 pm for a free lecture at The Charleston … Continue reading

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Conservation Biologist to Speak at Kiawah

The Town of Kiawah Island is pleased to host a presentation by Dr. Jeff Muntifering on April 15 at Kiawah Municipal Center in Council Chambers. His talk, How Namibians are Saving ‘Their’ Endangered Black Rhino, will begin at 2 pm. … Continue reading

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Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series April 16

Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series, in partnership with South Carolina Humanities, presents Mark Laird, renowned historic landscape conservationist. His discussion will be about Allées and Theatrical Arrangements in English Gardens, 1740-1840: Painshill, Strawberry Hill, and Wrest Park. Mark Laird is Associate … Continue reading

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Full Moon Bonfire-Thursday, March 21-Boardwalk 1

~ Full Worm Moon ~ Full Moon Bonfire Thursday, March 21, 2019 Sunset – 7:31 pm Moonrise – 8:26 pm High Tide (Rockville): – 9:49 pm After Mother Nature played havoc with our bonfire in February, we are ready to … Continue reading

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Waterwise Gardening – March 26

Johns Island Library Waterwise Gardening Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11 am Learn about water-wise gardening. Each time it rains, water flows as runoff across man-made features, including rooftops, driveways, sidewalks and more, eventually draining to our favorite downstream creeks, streams, and … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Kick-Off Meeting and New Member Orientation – April 4

The next Turtle Patrol season is just around the corner and the Patrol Leadership Team is busy planning and organizing for 2019. Last year’s 31 nests, 3,062 eggs and 1,754 hatchlings kept the 150 Patrol members busy. But we’re all … Continue reading

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Spoleto Festival: Behind the Garden Gate – May 25 and June 1

Behind the Garden Gate Between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm May 25 and June 1, 2019 The Garden Conservancy’s National Open Days Program and Charleston Horticultural Society Walls of entwined ivy, dazzling blooms, and sun-dappled fern fronds abound in Charleston’s … Continue reading

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Seabrook Island Garden Club Meets March 8

On Friday, March 8, 2019 The Seabrook Island Garden Club meeting will be moving to the newly renovated Oyster Catcher Community Center. Members not residing on the island will receive a Special Event Pass that will allow them to park … Continue reading

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