Category Archives: Nature

Turtle Report For Week Ending 6/16

Supplement to Sunday 9/9 report Sunday afternoon a Kiawah naturalist on a boat tour spotted a fresh crawl all the way up the river and behind the dunes where the river was prior to making the cut a few years … Continue reading

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Where Have all the Flowers Come From?

When you are cruising past the gatehouse, entering the Lake House or at the SIPOA offices on Landfall Way you may have occasionally noticed that the flowers and plantings look so fresh and, hard to believe, not decimated by deer. … Continue reading

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Full Moon Bonfire, Monday, June 17 – Boardwalk 1

Full Moon Bonfire Monday, June 17, 2019 Sunset – 8:30 pm Moonrise – 8:57 pm High Tide (Rockville): – 9:31 pm ~ Full Strawberry Moon ~ Summer has arrived with a flourish but a bonfire on the beach shared with … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report for the week ending June 9

It was an extremely busy week with 16 new nests. We are definitely on pace to have our best year ever. 6/3 Nest 28 was found by Zone 2 walkers Veronica L’Allier and Bob Mason in front of the Beach … Continue reading

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Learning Together on Golf Course-Ocean Winds, June 10

Sign up today to bird Ocean Winds Golf Course! Monday, June 10, 2019 9:00 am – 11:00 am Birding on Ocean Winds Golf Course Location: Meet at Island House (Golf Course Parking Lot next to Spinnaker Beach Houses) for ride … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report – Week Ending May 25

We now have 21 nests in May. This is a new record for the month. The previous highs were 20 in 2017 and 19 in 2015 when we had 70 and 75 nests. Looks like a busy year! May 20, … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report-Week Ending May 19

May 14, 2019  Nest 4! At 6:45 Valerie Luzadder from Zone 1 called to report an interesting crawl right from the beach going up the road to Camp St. Christopher, then into the area near the kayak storage area. Judy … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum: Nature Trailers Summer Camps for Ages 5-10

Grandkids coming to visit? Let them get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at the Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along the Stono River. Learn … Continue reading

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Full Moon Bonfire – May 18

Full Moon Bonfire Saturday, May 18, 2019 Sunset – 8:13 pm Moonrise – 8:09 pm High Tide (Rockville): – 9:07 pm ~ Full Flower Moon ~ Spring is here and the evenings are enjoyable with a slight chill still in … Continue reading

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Turtle Patrol Report-Week Ending May 13

May 8, 2019 No turtle tracks today but it was an interesting day. Walkers reported with pictures of a “camp” at the end of boardwalk 9 which was also reported yesterday. The Beach Patrol agreed to remove it. It was … Continue reading

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Seabrook Wild Things in the Seabrooker

To read the Environmental Committee’s “Seabrook Wild Things” column in the May 2019 issue of The Seabrooker, click here. Please remember that you can always access the current edition of The Seabrooker online through the Town of Seabrook Island’s website. Just … Continue reading

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The First Nest Has Arrived!

Turtle Patrol reported its first nest for 2019 on Tuesday, May 7. Tory Kindley with Bill and Linda Nelson found a crawl 100 yards North of Boardwalk 3. Judy Morr responded and Bill and Judy agreed on the likely nest … Continue reading

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