Category Archives: James Island Creek

Help us prevent huge dock on Ellis Creek

We need 20 letters to help us get a public hearing to prevent the building of a huge dock on Ellis Creek (right across from Mary Edna and the Doctor Babe.) Please email a letter of your own, including your home address in signature, to Sarah E. Reed at reeds2@dhec.sc.gov and feel free to copy the text […]
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A letter from Charleston Waterkeeper’s Andrew J. Wunderley

The Keeper’s Report When fall sets in and the salt marsh turns a beautiful golden brown, it’s time to take a breath and reflect on what’s been done and what’s been left undone during the year. It’s a tradition I always anticipate because it nicely parallels the natural cycle of renewal beginning in our salt […]
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Collapsed bank revegetation project

In the October 2015 flood, Mary Edna’s steep creekside bank experienced an erosion event which brought down a large water oak (Quercus nigra) leaving a root mound and creating a mud flat below the yard. Instead of employing a hard structure, Celie Dailey–a landscaper, gardener, and native plant enthusiast who works with botanist Richard Porcher–researched […]
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