Category Archives: SINHG

SINHG Visits the Beach and the Barn

This month’s Seabrook Island Natural History Group (SINHG) trips included a visit to North Beach with Leslie Sautter, from the College of Charleston’s Department of Geology and Environmental Geoscience to study the constantly shifting geology of our barrier island’s coastline. … Continue reading

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Do Cheetahs Purr?

SINHG is excited to welcome to Seabrook later this month “the Cheetah Lady,” Dr. Laurie Marker of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, for a special Evening Program on Tuesday evening, March 27th at 7:30. Does the world’s fastest land mammal purr … Continue reading

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SINHG with Us

SINHG with Us – A Weekly Summary of SINHG Events and Trips SINHG members explored the management of Charleston Harbor’s busy maritime traffic and tracked some of Seabrook Island’s wildlife in two of this spring’s SINHG Trips. A morning with … Continue reading

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SINHG with Us

SINHG With Us, a Weekly Summary of SINHG Events and Trips 3 Cheeses in 3 Hours: On March 2, Seabrookers convened at the home of Kathy and Jeff Pompe for a class on cheese making.  Casey Price, the “Goat Lady’ … Continue reading

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Cheetahs Take Center Stage at Special SINHG Program

The international effort to save the cheetah, the world’s fastest land mammal and Africa’s most endangered big cat, will be explored by Dr. Laurie Marker, founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, in a special SINHG Evening Program … Continue reading

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Marsh Sparrows and Banding at SINHG Evening Program

The diminutive salt marsh sparrow will take center stage at the March Evening Program offered by the Seabrook Island Natural History Group on Thursday evening, March 8th, when wildlife biologist Aaron Given discusses the importance of the ongoing banding program … Continue reading

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SINHG Studies Dune Restoration

Twelve SINHG members recently joined David Gardner, Camp St. Christopher’s Director of Environmental Education, to study the dune ecosystem of Seabrook’s more than three miles of beachfront. Particularly noticeable was the natural re-establishment of the dunes after two major hurricanes, … Continue reading

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SINHG Group Studies Charleston Ironwork

SINHG’s spring expeditions brought a hardy group of SINHG members to a rainy Charleston to learn the history of the city’s signature ironwork with tour guide Carol Ezell-Gilson. The group visited several sites in the city’s historic district, including the … Continue reading

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“Secrets of Charleston” Thursday Night

Join noted Charleston tour guide Tommy Dew at this Thursday’s SINHG Evening Program for an intimate look at some of downtown Charleston’s best-kept secrets.   When: Thursday, February 8 at 7:30pm Where: The Lake House Refreshments and fellowship at 7pm … Continue reading

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“Secrets of Charleston” SINHG Evening Program, Feb 8

Little known facts and features of the Holy City will be explored as veteran tour guide, Tommy Dew presents “Secrets Of Charleston” on Thursday evening, February 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm at Lake House. A native of Richmond, Virginia, Tommy arrived … Continue reading

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SINHG Offers First Evening Program of 2018

Two hurricanes failed to scuttle the Seabrook Island Natural History Group’s planned Evening Program on the McLeod Plantation, which will finally arrive at the Lake House Thursday evening, January 11 after being cancelled first by Matthew and then by Irma. … Continue reading

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SINHG With Us

SINHG with Us, a weekly summary of SINHG events and trips SINHG Soup Supper Warms Up Winter The 2018 edition of the popular SINHG Soup Supper is set for Friday, February 9, at 5:30 pm at the Club’s Island House, … Continue reading

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