Category Archives: James Island Creek

UPDATE: Folly Road Development

{Artwork: “Full Moon Tide” 48″ x 36″ oil on wood by Mary Edna Fraser 2020} UPDATE 5/22/20: WE WON! All but the Mayor voted against hotels and motels on the Folly Road Corridor. Thank You to SCELP and every citizen who cared… UPDATE 4/18/20: The ordinance prohibiting Hotels & Motels on Folly Road passed and […]
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Creek Action Alert

As an environmental activist artist, I urge you to share this Delete Apathy post. James Island Creek and Shem Creek are tidal creeks no longer safe for swimming and the Charleston Waterkeeper with Coastal Conservation League are working diligently to change this reality with the help of concerned citizens. Waterways belong to the public and […]
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Monitoring Pollution in James Island Creek

In 2012 I started getting sick when I swam in James Island Creek. After visiting every local group, Charleston Waterkeeper came to the rescue and began its program of monitoring the water off our dock. Years of sampling data and advocacy now has a TDML (total maximum daily load) goal set by DHEC to reduce […]
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